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Pioneers Energy Challenge!

Calling all children in the North East of England!

Can you think up invention ideas to generate energy, save energy or use energy better?

 Enter the challenge here!

Little Inventors turns children's ideas into reality!

Calling all children aged 5–12, to share their ideas with the world!

We encourage all invention ideas – from the helpful and practical, to the wacky and bonkers.

The Inventions for Space challenge story!

Working with NSERC and the Canadian Space Agency, we ran the Inventions for Space challenge from Nov 17 to May 18. 3000 inventions ideas received, over 80,000 children involved, 30 ideas made and 2 lucky winners directly talking to David Saint-Jacques from the International Space Station... it doesn't get more out of this world!!!

See it all here!

The world of Little Inventors with Science friday!

See our Chief Inventor Dominic Wilcox and Chief Educator Katherine Mengardon as well as some of our Little Inventors themselves, talking all about invention and how to come up with ideas!

See the full article here!

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Announcing the Winner of our Dream Big with Disney challenge

Disney UK has today revealed the winner of its Dream Big, Princess invention competition. The winning invention, The Magic Magnet Plastic Catcher, was designed by seven-year-old Hanna from London, to help clean plastic from the oceans and save our planet.

'Life in Space' inventions and our journey to the ISS

Little Inventors teamed up with the Canadian Space Agency and NSERC to ask children in Canada to think up and draw their invention ideas for Life in Space. We received 3000 designs from the ingenious to the brilliantly bonkers and 30 were made into real prototypes by expert makers. The two winners were announced from the International Space Station by Canadian astronaut David Saint Jacques via video link to a large gathering of young people at the Canada Wide Science Fair in Fredericton, Canada.

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