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Contents INTRODUCTION CHAPTER ONE - GETTING AN IDEA Look for a Problem to Solve Break Problems into Smaller Parts Think About Improving Something You Already Enjoy Find an Idea Through Research Find a Use for Something You Discover Is Your Idea an Invention? CHAPTER 2 - KEEPING A JOURNAL OR INVENTOR'S LOG AND WRITING A REPORT Logs and Journals Reports Inventor's Logs, Journals, and Reports as Part of a Display CHAPTER 3 - MAKING A MODEL Start with a Sketch Make a List of Materials List the Tools You Will Need Estimate Costs Inventory Your Skills and Acquire Others Set up a Workshop Ask for Help and Be Safe Make a Scale Model CHAPTER 4 - NAMING YOUR INVENTION Naming Your Invention After Yourself Naming Your Invention for What It Does Using Word Tricks in Naming Your Invention Naming Your Invention for its Sound Naming Your Invention for its Feel Giving Your Invention a Catchy Name CHAPTER 5 - PARTICIPATING IN COMPETITIONS, PROGRAMS AND CAMPS What You Can Gain by Entering An Invention Contest Preparing For Competition Camps CHAPTER SIX - INVENTING AS A TEAM Teamwork Calls for Cooperation and Compromise Small Teams Large Teams CHAPTER SEVEN - LEARNING WITH A MENTOR Mentors are Guides School Mentor Programs Mentors from the Business Community CHAPTER 8 - PATENTING AN INVENTION How Inventions Are Patented The Patent Search Types of Patents Patent Applications Patent Infringement CHAPTER 9 - REGISTERING A TRADEMARK Trademarks are All Around You Trademarks Symbols Types of Trademarks Applying for a Trademark Trademarks instead of Patents CHAPTER 10 - MANUFACTURING, PACKAGING AND SELLING AN INVENTION Product Development Find the Right Company to Manufacture Your Invention Selling Your Invention Licensing Your Invention Appendix A Suggested Reading Appendix B Useful Websites Appendix c Invention Competitions, Programs and Camps Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Inventions -- Juvenile literature.
Children as inventors -- Juvenile literature.