Computers & Technology

Learn all about this system of writing used by the blind through games, secret messages, a reading club and information about Louis Braille and Helen Keller.

Building a School Website.
Let Wanda Wigglebits help you design your own web site—step by step.

Finding Data on the Internet.
You’ve cast your lines into the sea of sources, but still aren’t finding the information you need. That’s what happens when you don’t know the right place to look.

Invention Dimension.
This site profiles a different inventor each week with a biographical sketch covering his or her accomplishments and their impact upon society. Also contains many links to sites about invention and innovation for children, teachers, inventors, and the general public.

National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Learn about famous and not-so-famous inventors.

Robotics: Sensing-Thinking-Acting.
The Tech Museum of Innovation offers this website for upper elementary/middle school children, providing articles on history, ethics and innovation in the field of robotics. Videos, interactive games and interviews with people in the field make this site especially effective.

The Tech Museum of Innovation.
The Tech Museum of Innovation is an educational resource established to engage people of all ages and backgrounds in exploring and experiencing technologies affecting their lives, and to inspire the young to become innovators in the technologies of the future. Find out about computers, satellites, DNA, robotics, lasers, and more.

Zoom Inventors and Inventions.
Learn how and when common items were invented, from adhesive tape to the zipper. Includes entries for both inventions and inventors.