The Inventive Thinking Curriculum Project

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DIANE Publishing, 1989 - Education - 59 pages
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Will encourage analytical thinking and creative problem solving skills amongst students of all ages. Will help teachers teach all their students analytical thinking daily without the student labels of gifted, special or high-risk. Spotlights 12 activities: introducing creative thinking, developing an invention idea, completing the invention, naming the invention, parent involvement, enrichment and more. Includes copymasters for: award certificates, inventor1s log, historic patents, parent letter and much more. Illustrated

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Page 56 - That the mark has been abandoned by the registrant; or (3) That the registered mark has been assigned and is being used, by or with the permission of the assignee, so as to misrepresent the source of the goods or services in connection with which the mark is used...
Page 55 - A patent may be granted to the inventor or discoverer of any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof, or on any distinct and new variety of plant, other than a tuber-propagated plant, which is asexually reproduced, or on any new, original, and ornamental design for an article of manufacture.
Page 55 - By granting to the inventor the right to exclude all others from making, using or selling the invention...
Page 51 - The greatest invention of the nineteenth century was the invention of the method of invention. A new method entered into life. In order to understand our epoch, we can neglect all the details of change, such as railways, telegraphs, radios, spinning machines, synthetic dyes.
Page 2 - Evaluation. Evaluation is concerned with the ability to judge the value of material (statement, novel, poem, research report) for a given purpose. The judgments are to be based on definite criteria. These may be internal criteria (organization) or external criteria (relevance to the purpose) and the student may determine the criteria or be given them.
Page 12 - Rearrange? Interchange components? Other pattern? Other layout? Other sequence? Transpose cause and effect? Change pace? Change schedule? Reverse? Transpose positive and negative? How about opposites? Turn it backward? Turn it upside down? Reverse roles? Change shoes? Turn tables? Turn other cheek? Combine? How about a blend, an alloy, an assortment, an ensemble? Combine units? Combine purposes? Combine appeals? Combine ideas?
Page 12 - Put to other uses? New ways to use as is? Other uses if modified? Adapt? What else is like this? What other idea does this suggest? Does past offer parallel? What could I copy? Whom could I emulate? Modify? New twist? Change meaning, color, motion, sound, odor, form, shape? Other changes? Magnify? What to add? More time? Greater frequency? Stronger? Higher? Longer?
Page 12 - Substitute? Who else instead? What else instead? Other ingredient? Other material? Other process? Other power? Other place? Other approach? Other tone of voice?
Page 55 - The two-year retention period should not be considered to be a "grace period" during which you can wait to file a patent application without possible loss of benefits. It must be recognized that in establishing priority of invention an affidavit or testimony referring to...

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