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Archive - Aug 13, 2012


Camp Invention Expanding in DC

Students and Teachers Explore STEM and Creativity
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Courtesy Camp Invention


“We tried that, but it didn't work. Now, we're gonna...” One of a group of inventors, aged 7 to 9, is explaining the group's effort to create a balloon-popping invention. Similar trials, with their own failures, are taking place around this Southeast classroom. No one seems disappointed. All ideas are encouraged, even if they don't work out as originally hoped. Risk is an essential part of the process at Camp Invention.