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Ministry of Education.
Kaua e rangiruatia te hāpai o te hoe; e kore to tātou waka e ū ki uta

Welcome to the INVENTORS! Project.

11 April 2016

Ideas.

450 children were asked to draw their own invention ideas. Local makers and manufacturers made a selection of them into real things.

Of fundamental importance to the INVENTORS! Project is that the inventor is the designer and the maker makes whatever the inventor has designed and discussed.

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Indicators of progression for discussion starters: 

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose. 1
Characteristics of technological outcomes Use this and other examples to identify the physical and functional attributes of a technological outcome.  1

 

 

 

 

Image courtesy of Sira Anamwong/FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 

 

Keywords: inventors, characteristics of technology, characteristics of technological outcomes

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