Inventors, regardless of age and gender, have throughout time shared one common attribute - a unique gift for seeing a reality that does not yet exist. That is the power of imagination. Kid inventors show their prowess at using their imagination as they attempt to make it big with their bright ideas! Inventors, regardless of age and gender, have throughout time shared one common attribute - a unique gift for seeing a reality that does not yet exist. That is the power of imagination. Kid inventors show their prowess at using their imagination as they attempt to make it big with their bright ideas!
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Adarsh & Samantha/ Alexandra
November 28, 2011
Alexandra from Woodbridge, Ontario presents Butterfly Power a hexagonal shaped solar cell/reflector inspired by the structure of butterfly wings. Adarsh and Samantha from Toronto, Ontario introduce their Organic Flexible Plastic, a new plastic made with wheatgrass designed to make flexible screens for televisions and computers. In the Invent Off Challenge, Alexandra leads the Purple Team alone against Adarsh and Samantha and the Orange Team to invent the top automatic Wilderness Alarm. But first, the teams compete in the Balloon Car Mini Challenge. The first team to build a balloon car and get it to the finish line wins a reward for the Invent-Off. Are two team leaders better than one? Who will win the Wilderness Alarm Invent Off Challenge and take the Genius Cup?
Duncan and Nate
November 21, 2011
Duncan from Vancouver, British Columbia presents his Packing Pyramids a super strong biodegradable packing material. Nate from Dayton, Ohio introduces the 4849 Model Car Booster, a motorized car seats that can be raised or lowered and is intended to replace conventional booster seats. Duncan leads the Orange Team against Nate and the Purple Team in the Robotic School Buddy Invent Off Challenge. But first, the teams compete in the Egg Bridge Mini Challenge. The teams must build bridges out of pipe cleaners - and nothing else-- that can hold an egg! The team that wins gets a reward for the big Invent-Off. Which team leader will win the Robotic School Buddy Invent-Off Challenge and the Genius Cup?
Alicia & Natasha/ Bridget & Maggie
November 14, 2011
Alisha and Natasha from Markham, Ontario present The Shieldinator a system for water fountains with pop up disposable shields that protect people from germs. Bridget and Maggie from Buffalo, New York present the Hip Hop Pick Up, a net designed to remove frogs safely from tanks. In the Invent Off Challenge, Alisha and Natasha lead the Orange Team against Bridget and Maggie and the Purple Team to invent the coolest LED Bathtub Toy! But before the big Invent Off Challenge, the teams compete in the Ping Pong Tower Mini Challenge testing their skills, patience and teamwork! The team that wins the Mini Challenge wins an advantage that could help them take it all in the Invent Off. Which pair of team leaders will triumph in the LED Bathtub Toy Invent Off Challenge and win the Genius Cup?
Sammy & Tucker
November 7, 2011
Sammy from Columbus, Ohio introduces the Workout Wonder a clever and portable device that strengthens core muscles and Tucker from Charlotte, North Carolina presents My Personal Swing Thing, a portable swing with back and side supports that allows disabled kids to enjoy the playground. Sammy and the Orange Team go head to head against Tucker and the Purple team to invent the top Get Up and Stay Up Alarm Clock in the Invent Off Challenge. But first, the teams compete in the Kwik Car Mini Challenge. The first team to build and race a car down a ramp wins an advantage for the Invent Off. Which leader will lead their team to victory in the Invent Off Challenge and take it all?
Sam & Reed
October 31, 2011
Sam from Vancouver, British Columbia introduces the Helping Hand a glove that uses sonar to help people with impaired vision get around. Reed presents the Grocery Gator, a scanner that automatically creates a computerized shopping list. Sam leads the Orange Team against Reed and the Purple team to invent the best Transforming Backpack in the Invent-Off Challenge. But first, the teams compete in a Mini Challenge to build the highest paper tower out of geometric shapes. The only rule? No triangles allowed! The team that wins gets an advantage for the Invent Off Which inventor will lead his team to victory in the Transforming Backpack Invent Off Challenge and take the Genius Cup?
Nicole and Nicolas
October 24, 2011
Nicole from Oshawa, Ontario presents her Beverage Helpers - holders that allow people without use of their hands to drink from a cup. Nicholas introduces his Newspaper Flinger, a slingshot-type invention that delivers newspapers right to the door. Nicole leads the Orange Team against Nicholas and the Purple Team in the big Invent Off to see who can invent the best Plant Watering Machine! But first, the teams compete to build the sturdiest Popsicle Stick Tower in the Mini Challenge. The winning team gets a reward for the big Invent-off. Who will win the Plant Watering Machine Invent-Off Challenge and take the Genius Cup?
Jamil & Enzo
October 17, 2011
Jamil from North Bay, Ontario presents his Moose Crosser a 3-point alarm that alerts drivers when moose cross the road. Enzo from Columbus, Ohio introduces his Retractable School Crosswalk Barrier, a mechanical barrier that stops cars at school crosswalks. Jamil leads the Orange Team against Enzo and the Purple Team to invent the best Robotic Sweeper in the Invent-off Challenge. But first, the teams compete to build the best paper airplane in the Egg-ceptional Airplane Mini Challenge. The winning team gets a reward that could help them clinch it in the Invent-off. Which inventor will lead his team to victory in the Robotic Sweeper Invent-Off Challenge and win the Genius Cup?
Alex and Rebeccah
October 10, 2011
Alex from Toronto, Ontario presents his new Ichargeit, a human powered portable generator. Rebeccah from Pembroke, Ontario presents Flower Power, a green water purification system that uses water hyacinths to remove harmful medications from water. Led by Alex, the Orange Team squares off against Rebeccah and the Purple team to invent the best Bubble Factory, a motorized bubble maker, in the Invent Off Challenge. But first, the teams compete in the Ping Pong Paddle Race mini challenge. The team that balances a large ball on the paddle and is first across finish line wins an advantage for the big Invent Off Challenge. Who will win the Mini Challenge? And who will take it all in the Bubble Factory Invent-Off Challenge and win the Genius Cup?
Lauren & Victor
October 3, 2011
Jordan & Joseph
September 26, 2011
Nathan and Rachel
September 19, 2011
November 29, 2010
Dheevesh presents ,The Bio-Inspired Photonic Fuel Cell, an invention that uses the sun to power hydrogen fuel cells and Logan presents The Plow, a new system for cleaning gutters. In the Invent Off challenge, the inventors and their teams compete to create an automatic Dog Ball Launcher.
November 22, 2010
Blair presents ,Locker Lites, magnetized lights for school lockers and Alison presents ,Watch Your Step, a powder made from old car tires that makes stairs less slippery. The inventors and their teams compete to Build a Better Cat Toy in the Invent Off Challenge.
November 15, 2010
Christopher presents a new controller for people in wheelchairs and Katherine presents ,Project Wise Word, a website that helps hearing impaired kids learn how to speak French. In the Invent Off Challenge the inventors and their teams compete to create the best Baby Camera.
Mike / Katy
November 8, 2010
Mike presents the ,Power Walk, a device that can be installed in shoes to charge batteries when a person walks and Katy presents ,Wind for Wheels, a system that charges batteries in hybrid cars more efficiently. The inventors then compete to create the top Water Clock in the Invent Off Challenge.
Matthew & Shane
November 1, 2010
Matthew presents his "Weight Watch Collar" a gadget that allows pet owners to track how much food and medication a pet has received and Shane presents the "Headlight Wiper" a system that car owners can install in their cars to keep headlights clean in bad weather. The inventors compete to create the top Robo Butler in the Invent Off Challenge.
Max & Elizabeth
October 25, 2010
Max presents his "Home Dome", an igloo shaped temporary shelter made from recycled materials and Elizabeth presents the "Water Watcher" an alarm that alerts people to the amount of water they use in the shower. The inventors and their teams then compete to create an automatic Lemonade Stand.
Jaden & Mackenzie/ Andrew & Drew
October 18, 2010
Jaden and Mackenzie present the ,Sc-Air Crow, a device that attaches to airplane engines and prevents bird strikes and Andrew and Drew present their ,Sno-Bike,, a kit that makes it possible to ride a bike in the winter. The inventor pairs and their teams compete to create the best dog treat dispenser in the Give the Dog a Bone Invent Off Challenge.
Alex & Mike
October 11, 2010
Alex presents his new robotic hand and Mike presents the ,Ice Ace, a portable zamboni. The inventors and their teams compete to create the best Dust Bunny in the Invent Off Challenge.
October 4, 2010
Megan presents her solar oven and Daniel presents his magnet powered bicycle light. In the invent-off challenge, the inventors and their teams compete to create the top Firefly Light.
Isabella & Riley / Spencer & Connor
September 27, 2010
Isabella and Riley present the "Compawst Bin" a bear proof compost bin and Spencer and Connor present a new biodegradable plastic. The inventor pairs and their teams compete to create the best Portable Pet Habitat in Invent Off Challenge.
September 20, 2010
Tyler presents the "sliding rail anchor" a safety device for railway workers, and Brian presents his "Safe-d-Pet Monitor" a gadget that helps keep pets safe in parked vehicles. The inventors and their teams compete to create the best Robo Artist in the Invent Off Challenge.
September 13, 2010
Jordan presents a robot that can travel over any terrain and Devon presents a lighter and greener concrete. In the Invent Off Challenge, these inventors and their teams compete to create the most Radical Recycler.
September 6, 2010
Melissa presents her CPR training dummy and Matthew presents "The Algaenator" a device that uses algae to clean car exhaust. In the invent-off challenge, these inventors compete to create the best Safety Bike.
November 14, 2008
Llew hass invented a type of fuel cell that can turn cow manure into electric voltage and methane gas. Could manure be the new alternative to fossil fuels? After a trip to the dairy farm to collect some manure, he'll test his invention: can poop really produce power? We also meet Hamza, Mathew, Calvin and Hamza and their food-friendly utensil. Our host works on an alternative energy invention of his own.
November 7, 2008
Lance has invented a hydration system that's part of your hockey gear, so your water is always with you. Will it beat even the fastest skaters when it comes to taking a water break? We also meet Marcus and his hockey equipment dryer. Our host modifies sports equipment in an attempt to better his performance.
October 31, 2008
Brandon has invented a set of golf clubs that grow with you. Could a little input from the pros help him pitch his idea and score a hole in one? We also meet Jake and his various spring-loaded inventions. And our host gives us do-it-at-home tips on inventing your own sport.
October 24, 2008
Our host introduces us to Nirusan; he's invented an indoor navigation device to help the visually impaired find their way around a building. He's about to test it; will it replace or compliment the seeing-eye-dog? We also meet Victoria, she has many inventions to make life easier and safer. While our host tries his hand at his most ambitious invention to date: the automatic room organizer.
All In The Family
October 17, 2008
Our host introduces us to Jerrilee; she's invented a fun learning game that involves speed and spelling. She's already selling it in a few stores, could a publicity event help to promote her product and help take it farther? We also meet Justin and Jerod, twins who have a solution for the wedgie. While our host gives us do-it-at-home tips on inventing our own game.
It's In The Air
October 10, 2008
Our host introduces us to Derek; he's invented a solar powered air freshener. He's about to put his freshener to the ultimate stink test; is it any match for the barnyard? We also meet Kelsey and the bird deterrent system she's devised for her family's blueberry farm. While our host gives us tips on brainstorming, as he makes his own toy rocket.
Getting It Right
October 3, 2008
Our host introduces us to Joel; he's invented talking buttons for your shoes to tell you right from left. He's already selling his product to parents via the internet, but can he branch out farther? We also meet Samantha, a seasoned pro at internet sales - in fact business is so good her Dad works for her. While our host gives us do-it-at-home tips on making your own wearable inventions.
September 26, 2008
Our host introduces us to Sean; he's invented a sound meter that's in use in his school's music classes. With some modifications, could he branch out beyond his classmates? We also meet a school entrepreneurs' club; making beauty products and donating the profits turns learning business into fun. While we follow our host as he as invents his own musical instrument.
September 19, 2008
Our host introduces us to Marissa; no need to carry a bike lock all the time or leave a stroller unlocked outside, she's invented an all-in-one rack and lock system powered by the sun. She hits the mall to see what other kids think. We also meet Calder and his solar powered toy car. While we follow our host as he attempts to invent cool gadgets for his own ride.
Big Apple Pitch
September 12, 2008
Our host introduces us to Russell; he's a small town boy about to make the pitch of a lifetime to one of the world's most famous toy stores. Will they like his 2 water toys, or will his pitch go down the drain? We also meet Nicholas, a pro at the pitch as he demonstrates with one of his numerous inventions. While our host gives us do-it-at-home tips on basic brainstorming supplies as he tries to design his own water toy
September 5, 2008
Our host introduces us to Trenton; he has three inventions: a back warmer, hard hat attachments and a pooper scooper. He's putting all three to the test: using a campfire, water and ... bananas? We also meet Emma and Melanie and their fashionable invention. While our host attempts to make a practical, wearable invention of his own.