Table of contents for Kids invent : a handbook for young inventors / Susan Casey.

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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.