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

 

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Banking For The Blind by Katie Scheutzow

School:

St. Ambrose, St. Ambrose School

The problem I want to solve...

Design and program a banking system prototype for the blind, using video sensing.

When I grow up I want to be...

Developer within the field of Computer Science.

$57.00
Raised of $50 Goal
4 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    2 Contributors

    $1.00

Handy Soap Helper by Kiera Schibley

School:

Midview, Midview West Elementary

The problem I want to solve...

When soap (shampoo or hand soap) will not come up pump and a person typically has to unscrew the top and tap out remaining soap to access it. Hurts hand. Wastes soap.

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

Boo-Boo-B-Gone by Aubree Schrubb

School:

Piqua, Central Intermediate School

The problem I want to solve...

My nursing dog's belly was getting sore from the puppies which was causing her to not want to nurse them.

When I grow up I want to be...

I want to be a veterinarian or a lawyer.

$379.00
Raised of $50 Goal
17 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    2 Contributors

    $1.00

The Backseat Budy by Maeve Stofko

School:

Westlake, Hilliard Elementary School

The problem I want to solve...

Children can't sleep comfortably in the car without getting neck cramps.

When I grow up I want to be...

an Irish dance teacher.

$116.00
Raised of $50 Goal
5 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    2 Contributors

    $1.00

iPad Refrigerator by Megan Hite and Kaylee Strayer

School:

Bloom-Carroll, Bloom Carroll Middle School

The problem I want to solve...

To help free up time cleaning out the fridge. To help save room in the refrigerator and track expiration dates. To help people not forget their grocery lists.

When I grow up I want to be...

A designer

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

    0 Contributors

    $1.00

Hot Dog by Avery Sullenberger and Emma Mainord

School:

Huber Heights, Charle Huber Elementary

The problem I want to solve...

Dogs get too hot or cold when they are left outside which causes death.

When I grow up I want to be...

Accountant Author, Artist, Actress

$5.00
Raised of $50 Goal
1 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    1 Contributors

    $1.00

Whimsy by Claire Suszynski and Bella Cerimele

School:

St. Mary School Chardon, St. Mary-Chardon

The problem I want to solve...

Short people having difficulty reaching the wheels in wheelchairs

When I grow up I want to be...

Bella-Writer Claire-Teacher

$95.00
Raised of $50 Goal
9 Contributors
Funding Period 3/21/2016 - 4/10/2016
  •   $1 = 1 Vote

    7 Contributors

    $1.00

Sock Saver by Amaya Turner

School:

Warrensville Heights, Warrensville Heights Middle School

The problem I want to solve...

Losing socks in the dryer

When I grow up I want to be...

Doctor or Nurse

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

    0 Contributors

    $1.00

Fandana by Mitchell Leitzel and Courtney Szczap

School:

St. Gabriel, St. Gabriel

The problem I want to solve...

Our school doesn't have air conditioning, and we are too warm. It causes headaches and disrupts learning. Some people faint. The fandana cools the wearer.

When I grow up I want to be...

An Air Force pilot

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

    0 Contributors

    $1.00