Wednesday, March 9

Class Starter:  How to pitch a new invention

macroscope4Watch this fascinating TED Talk given by Manu Prakash, who shows an invention created by two of hie students!  It’s a 50¢ microscope that folds like Origami.

Write a Blog Post about the way that Manu illustrates a problem before he introduces the product that presents a solution.  Add any thoughts you have about the Foldscope. (30 points)

Class Activities:

Today, I hope to finish our one-on-ones for your new product approvals.  If you have already gotten my approval, use today’s class time to work on your Product Write-Up Assignment which is due this Friday, March 11.