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MARCH, 1997

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Invention Dimension
http://web.mit.edu/invent/
GRADE LEVEL: 6-12

A CONTENT:
Information about inventors and their discoveries.

A AESTHETICS:
Simple background and text, wide spaces.

A ORGANIZATION:
List of links with menu and large clickable "home" logo on each page.

REVIEW:
Can't live without your television and car? Well, according to the survey found here you're not alone. This site not only has information on inventions it covers inventors and resources for becoming an inventor as well. The site comes from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is affiliated with the the Lemelson-MIT Apprenticeship Program that recognizes an outstanding American high school student showing special achievement and promise in invention and innovation. Perhaps the most interesting area of this site is the Inventor of the Week Archives where you'll find links to biographies of a multitude of inventors of everything from Robot Ants to Crayola Crayons. The Inventors Handbook includes information for patents and copyrights and ideas on how to market an invention. The curiosity of researchers, inventors and inventors-to-be will be satisfied here.