You Belong! Unlock the Power of Invention Education for All

Innovative workshop designed to help break down barriers to innovation with free educational resources, hands-on activities, and lesson plans celebrating the 10th anniversary of our Inventor Trading Cards. Empower students of all backgrounds and differing abilities to see themselves as inventors, entrepreneurs, and changemakers. Engage with diverse inventors’ stories as disciplines converge through project-based learning, STEAM, and invention education. Experience augmented reality technology bringing the cards to life, showcasing 3-D models of inventions and inspiring stories of innovation

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Reginald Duncan

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Kathy Hoppe


Roberto Ortiz

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)