There will not be an Invention Convention for the 2018-19
school year. Students that are still interested in participating,
may visit the Connecticut Invention Convention web site for
details on how to compete independently. :)
The results and names of the 8th Invention Convention can be found on the curriculum page...
The 8th Annual H.W.P Invention Convention
Important dates and information for the event
January 12th 1st meeting to discuss the requirements and the CIC Program.
January 22nd 2nd meeting. Discuss LOG Book expectations. View "Best Kid Inventions" & TIME
Magazine Best 2017 Inventions. What is a "prototype"? See kid -made examples.
January 29th 3rd meeting. Pages 1,2,3,4,&5 in LOG Book must be completed. Questions and HELP if
needed. "Guess the Invention" activity.
February 5th 4th meeting. Bring in your "Guess the Invention" homework to share. WORK on yor invention
at home. Time management is important. Make notes in your LOG Book.
February 12th 5th meeting. We will discuss Display Board design. All needed information for this is in both the
LOG Book (pages 6 & 7), and Information Packet in your folder. What should I call it? How
to name your invention.
February 26th 6th meeting. WORK-WORK-WORK on your display board and prototype!
We will have some fun rotating around #602 at invention station activities.
REMEMBER that I can help YOU with any questions or concerns! :)
March 5th 7th meeting. What the JUDGES will ask! Review page 8 in the LOG Book. We will
practice answers at this meeting. Your project should be almost finished. Remember that
the JUDGES will be reading your LOG Book notes. NEATNESS matters!
March 12th Inventions are DUE in Room #602!
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14th 8th Invention Convention!
2:45-Set up your invention in the cafe.
3:00-5:00 Be present with your invention.
5:00- Three Inventors to represent H.W.P at Eastern
Regionals on 3/24/18.
"Innovation and creativity is the
key to improving