|Eligibility:||Science, math, and technology educators at high schools and non-profit educational organizations who have not received an InvenTeam grant within the past three years.|
The InvenTeam Initiative, Created By The Lemelson-MIT Program, Offers An Unparalleled Opportunity For High School Students To Cultivate Their Creativity And Experience Invention.
InvenTeams Are Teams Of High School Students, Teachers, And Mentors That Receive Grants Up To $10,000 Each To Invent Technological Solutions To Real-world Problems. Each InvenTeam Chooses Its Own Problem To Solve.
Learning Beyond The Classroom
InvenTeam Students Rely On Inquiry And Hands-on Problem Solving As They Apply Lessons From Science, Technology, Engineering, And Math (STEM) To Develop Invention Prototypes. Interactive, Self-directed Learning Coupled With STEM Curricula Are Essential For Experiencing Invention.
Students Learn To Work In Teams, While Collaborating With Intended Users Of Their Inventions. They Partner With Professionals In Their Communities To Enrich Their Experiences. Most Of All, Students Learn To Move Forward Through Challenges And Celebrate "Eureka!" Moments.
|Email: inventeams at mit dot edu
Web site: www.inventeams.org, web.mit.edu/inventeams
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