How does it work? After a student has been nominated by their school district, you have the opportunity to vote for the most interesting problem you’d like to see solved. Each contributor, or voter, pays $1 per vote.  To learn more about the contest and Ohio Choice Inventor Award click here

 

To find your favorite inventor, find the letters that include the inventor's last name, then use your browser's search (Ctrl Key + F).

The Magic Mark by Justine Anderson

School:

South Euclid - Lyndhurst, Rowland Elementary

The problem I want to solve...

My problem is that I lose my library books. I spend more time looking for my books, than actually reading my books! That's why I invented the Magic Mark, it is a bookmark with a remote control. All I do is push a button and I can find my book in an instant.

When I grow up I want to be...

teacher or scientist

$218.00
Raised of $50 Goal
34 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    14 Contributors

    $1.00

Bathroom Pocket by Lily Bailey

School:

Twin Valley, Twin Valley South Elementary

The problem I want to solve...

When you take your phone into a public bathroom you do not have a clean place to put it.

When I grow up I want to be...

Zoo Keeper

$1.00
Raised of $50 Goal
1 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    1 Contributors

    $1.00

Super Cat Treat Launcher by Tanner Beck

School:

Piqua, Central Intermediate School

The problem I want to solve...

My cat needed a new way to get treats. My cat is lazy and will not exercise either. With this invention, my cat would be entertained and would get exercise.

When I grow up I want to be...

I want to be in the Air Force.

$2.00
Raised of $50 Goal
2 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    2 Contributors

    $1.00

Spill Stopper by Jocelyn Bednar

School:

Firelands, Firelands Elementary

The problem I want to solve...

Nail polish remover spills can ruin furniture and other items. They must be prevented!

When I grow up I want to be...

A Baker! I love to watch baking shows and I love to eat cupcakes.

$0.00
Raised of $50 Goal
0 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    0 Contributors

    $1.00

Fit n Ride by Bree Behary

School:

Westerville, Emerson

The problem I want to solve...

Children are spending too much time watching TV and not getting enough exercise.

When I grow up I want to be...

Archaeologist

$3.00
Raised of $50 Goal
3 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    3 Contributors

    $1.00

Dirt Shield by Joslynn Beneke

School:

Twin Valley, Twin Valley South Elementary

The problem I want to solve...

When digging a hole with an auger attached to a skid loader the dirt from the hole falls back into the hole.

When I grow up I want to be...

Animal Trainer

$0.00
Raised of $50 Goal
0 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    0 Contributors

    $1.00

Cap Couple by Kate Berry and Kennedy Burr

School:

Valley View, Valley View Intermediate School

The problem I want to solve...

our goggles and swim caps are easily lost because they are separate items. Our invention puts the two items together.

When I grow up I want to be...

Kate wants to be an occupational therapist. Kennedy wants to be an orthodontist.

$3.00
Raised of $50 Goal
3 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    3 Contributors

    $1.00

The Reverse Printer by Lauren Betts

School:

Mariemont, Mariemont Elementary School

The problem I want to solve...

People use too much ink and paper, and my invention will remove ink from paper and enable them to be reused.

When I grow up I want to be...

Interior Designer

$0.00
Raised of $50 Goal
0 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    0 Contributors

    $1.00

Pillow-Saver 300 by Gavin Block

School:

Huber Heights, Valley Forge Elementary

The problem I want to solve...

I lose my pillow at night and my brother's reading lamp bugs me. I made a pillow that stays on my bed and blocks light.

When I grow up I want to be...

Teacher

$74.50
Raised of $50 Goal
11 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    3 Contributors

    $1.00

The Folding Loft by Joe Boersma

School:

Bloom-Carroll, Bloom Carroll Middle School

The problem I want to solve...

Children who share bedrooms are tight on space, especially when having friends sleep over. Also, people who live in small apartments and work from home need to maximize their space. This can also save space for college students.

When I grow up I want to be...

Inventor, investor, engineer

$0.00
Raised of $50 Goal
0 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    0 Contributors

    $1.00

Inside Out by Austyn Butts

School:

North Fork, Newton Elementary

The problem I want to solve...

Find easier method to water small barn animals

When I grow up I want to be...

Veterinarian

$0.00
Raised of $50 Goal
0 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    0 Contributors

    $1.00