The toy truck was first patented by 6-year-old Robert Patch in June 1963.  The tiny play vehicle, now a favorite of young boys everywhere, could be taken apart, rebuilt and transformed into different kinds trucks. Applauded by Andrea Beaty, author of Rosie Revere Engineer.

The toy truck was first patented by 6-year-old Robert Patch in June 1963. The tiny play vehicle, now a favorite of young boys everywhere, could be taken apart, rebuilt and transformed into different kinds trucks. Applauded by Andrea Beaty, author of Rosie Revere Engineer.

Bet you didn't know that... (1) The first slave owner was a black man. (2) African's would sell their own people as slaves. (3) There were Irish slaves who were often treated far worse than African slaves. (4) Millions of Polish & Russians were used as slave labor for German industry under the Nazis, yet here in the U.S.A. there's absolutely no recognition that this happened, or that it mattered. These are the lost slaves; the ones that time and biased history books conveniently forgot.

Bet you didn't know that... (1) The first slave owner was a black man. (2) African's would sell their own people as slaves. (3) There were Irish slaves who were often treated far worse than African slaves. (4) Millions of Polish & Russians were used as slave labor for German industry under the Nazis, yet here in the U.S.A. there's absolutely no recognition that this happened, or that it mattered. These are the lost slaves; the ones that time and biased history books conveniently forgot.

Richie Stachowski (Age 10) invented the GÇö Water Talkie - this invention allows swimmers to talk underwater up to 15 feet away.

Richie Stachowski (Age 10) invented the GÇö Water Talkie - this invention allows swimmers to talk underwater up to 15 feet away.

Kelvin the inventor from Sierre Leone. Amazing kid with hope and a vision, the first bit might be good for an intro for a lesson on inventions.

Kelvin the inventor from Sierre Leone. Amazing kid with hope and a vision, the first bit might be good for an intro for a lesson on inventions.

Philo T. Farnsworth invented a precursor to television at the age of 15. Applauded by Andrea Beaty, author of Rosie Revere Engineer.

Philo T. Farnsworth invented a precursor to television at the age of 15. Applauded by Andrea Beaty, author of Rosie Revere Engineer.

The first calculator was invented in 1642 by 18 year old Blaise Pascal. Applauded by Andea Beaty, author of Rosie Revere Engineer.

The first calculator was invented in 1642 by 18 year old Blaise Pascal. Applauded by Andea Beaty, author of Rosie Revere Engineer.

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