Women as Inventors

23 February 2:00 am
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Women have always been inventors!  A short list of everyday items, invented by women follows–


Tabitha Babbit, circular saw, 1812

Augusta Ada Byron, computer program, 1842

Elizabeth Hawk, cooking stove, 1867

Margaret Wilcox, car heater, 1893

Letitia Geer, medical syringe, 1899

Katherine Blodgett, non-reflective glass, 1938

Ruth Handler, Barbi doll, 1959

Randi Altschul, disposable cell phone, 1999

How can you encourage invention/thinking outside the box in your children?

Make it fun–because fun learning is forever learning!

Ann Simpson

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