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  1. Beginner Tips - Learn how to use new technologies
  2. Free portable tinySpell™ - interactive spelling checker
  3. Artha Portable: thesaurus with hotkey lookups - See More great free programs at PortableApps.com
  4. PDF Creator - Convert text files to PDF (Open Source)
  5. Sumatra PDF Portable - PDF and E-book Reader - See More great free programs at Pendriveapps.com
  6. Check Free Educational Technologies Home Page - See new links
  7. Tech Tips & Tools Section
  8. Balabolka - Free Text-to-Speech (TTS) reader - reads browser text also
  9. Alternatives for QuotePad - Note-taking and to do lists
  10. Use Bob Bowman's Reference Page - Dictionaries replace Voycabulary
  11. See Free Education Section - Take college-level courses at your convenience - via your computer etc.
  12. See extensive list of Free Software below - See selections from many open source and freeware categories

      APPS INVENTION LINKS:

    1. App Inventor Links - Pura Vida Apps
    2. Tutorials for App Inventor - MIT
    3. Publish Your App - Appinventor
    4. Learn to build Android apps - Appinventor

      GENERAL INVENTION LINKS:

    5. Inventing 101: Table of Contents - NCIO
    6. Kids Inventor Resources: K-12 - See links at InventorEd
    7. *Kids Pages - United States Patent And Trademark Office Archive
    8. *Inventive Thinking - USPTO Archive
    9. Inventions and Inventors Kids Learning Activities Directions
    10. Handbook for Inventors - See other resources from Invention Dimension (MIT)
    11. Easy invention ideas: find your own with tips and creative methods - Via Inventions-Handbook.com
    12. Lemelson Center: For the Study of Invention and Innovation - See resource pages
    13. Glossary: A-Z definitions of intellectual property terminology - USPTO
    14. Inventing 101: Terminology Inventors Should Know
    15. *Inventor Links & Blogs - Ideas Uploaded
    16. Patents 101 - South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
    17. General information concerning patents - USPTO
    18. Inventor and entrepreneur resources - USPTO
    19. USPTO Inventor Videos - USPTO
    20. *Ideation Tips: Find Inventing Tips For Great Ideas - Provided by ideaLOCKER™
    21. *12 Steps to Invent | Cool Invention Ideas | Invention Tips | Patent an Idea | Get Invention Help - Invention Addict
    22. *Inventing Tips - Via Got Inventions?™
    23. Invention ideas - Tips from Invention Help
    24. Invention Facts and Information for Kids - From KidsKonnect
    25. Invention - Details at Wikipedia
    26. *Ideas vs. Inventions - Article by Ed Zimmer
    27. History of invention: A science and technology timeline - ExplainThatStuff
    28. How to Search for Patents by Inventor - Information from ThoughtCo
    29. How to Find Out if Your Invention Idea is Already Patented - Free - See related articles at Legal Beagle
    30. *Kids Pages - USPTO
    31. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office - See databases of issued patents and applications
    32. Success Tips for Inventors - See more information at Idea4Invention
    33. Inventors and Inventions - 42explore.com (ipo patentcafe)
    34. *How Everyday Things Are Made - See how things are manufactured by AIM at Stanford
    35. Mad Scientist Network - See inventive resources
    36. HowStuffWorks - Learn how everything works!
    37. Science How It Works - Kids Environment Kids Health - NIH
    38. The Way Things Work - Details at Wikipedia
    39. How [Automotive] Things Work Plus Automotive Dictionary - See diagrams at Meineke®
    40. Explain that Stuff - A-Z index of articles on our site
    41. How Everything Works Home Page - Physics focus
    42. *How Does It Work??? - Energy items from EQ
    43. Inventors and Inventions - EnchantedLearning.com
    44. American Experience - PBS
    45. Tech References by Inventors.org
    46. Inventor Links from Houston Inventors Assoc.
    47. *Electronic Design, Engineers References, etc. - See other tools at MotionNet.com®
    48. A Patent Glossary - Courtesy of JOM
    49. Patent Glossary - Courtesy of USPTO
    50. Patent Buddy offers a free search of patents, inventors, and current patent owners
    51. The FreePatentsOnline search engine - See other features also
    52. Moving from Idea to Patent - See important articles at IPWatchdog™
    53. Great New Invention Ideas To Inspire You
    54. From Idea to Market - Tips from Entrepreneur
    55. All About Inventions - See topics at Live Science™
    56. The Great Idea Finder - Resource Center - See great coverage of entrepreneurs, inventors, etc.
    57. Inventor's Technical Reference Page
    58. Helpful Websites For Inventors
    59. Ericson Mar's Robotics Links
    60. Information on Patents for Researchers - From the University of Penn.
    61. Kids and Inventions: Invention Tips - See more at LifeTips™
    62. Invention Central- See resources including Invention Competitions - National Museum of Education
    63. Getting an Invention Prototype Built - Also see business tips from StartupNation
    64. ProtoTYPING: Top 5 Tools to Make Prototypes - EdisonNation®
    65. 3D printers and rapid prototyping - Wikipedia
    66. *3D Printing FAQ - University of Michigan 3D Lab
    67. Invention first steps | Inventor Basics | How to Start
    68. *Invention Help - Tips from Experienced Inventors
    69. Inventor Tips, Help and Advice | Free Invention Help
    70. *Lessons in Electric Circuits - Huge free book on electronics
    71. What is an Electric Circuit? - See other chapters at The Physics Classroom
    72. The Logic of Scientific Discovery - See summary of book on modern science topics

      TRY RELATED FREE SOFTWARE (Some Advanced):

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    73. Electronic software sources - Many programs are free from ePanorama electronics
    74. Electronic Hobbyist: Index - See electricity/electronic education, free software, robotics, etc.
    75. Freeware CAD Program 'CadStd'
    76. Artifice DesignWorkshop Lite - Design house layouts and more
    77. PhotoModeler Lite Freeware Home Page - Free 3D home design, walkthrough, and rendering software
    78. Visit Ian Purdie electronic's Downloads Page - Electronic-Tutorials.com
    79. Digital Design Resources Page - Central Connecticut State University
    80. Brad's Math Physics Engineering Freeware - Shareware
    81. Freeware Home - Education Science and Engineering items
    82. Spread Spectrum Scene - FREE Software/Shareware, Part I (electronic software)
    83. Robert's Online Spreadsheet
    84. *See CAD programs, electronics, etc. - Courtesy of FreeByte
    85. QV: the graphic viewer/converter for JPEG, BMP, GIF &TIFF files - Softpedia®
    86. Ultimate Paint - A full-featured 32-bit Windows graphics program (freeware version available)
    87. Crimson: Free Programming editor fits on disk - many advanced features
    88. TightVNC: Remote access computing software - See more files at SnapFiles
    89. The Free Software Directory - See categories which might be useful in student and professional endeavors
    90. PDFCreator - Create PDF files from any Windows program - Free software
    91. 14 Free & Open Source Alternatives For Paid Software - Courtesy of makeuseof
    92. Find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software - Read more at Osalt .com
    93. AlternativeTo - Social Software Recommendations - Find substitutes easily
    94. The Free Software Directory - See categories which might be useful in student and professional endeavors
    95. FreewareTop Reviewed Free Software
    96. heart/diskBob Bowman's FREEWARE & OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
      - See really outstanding selections here!
      - For home, office, and school

      WHERE TO FIND MORE INFORMATION:

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    97. LibGuides Community Site - Use Menu Symbol to find libguides' subjects at over 4700 libraries worldwide!
    98. See INDEX for ENGINEERING, REFERENCES, TECHNOLOGY, TECHTOOLS, etc.
    99. Search the Internet using various engines and strategies listed in INDEX
      under HOW-TO GUIDES, and WEBTOOLS (for SAFE SEARCHING), etc., e.g.-
    Note to educators:   Most "kidsafe" search engines can still access other search engines which are unfiltered and that restrict users under 18 - unless they are disabled in advance - See details on Webtools Page
    logo Kids.gov: The U.S. Government's Official (Retired) Web Portal for Kids: Many more resources for kids, teens, parents, and teachers - Courtesy of Archive.org
    USA.gov - The U.S. government's new web portal: Education Page
    ALA: Great Websites for Kids - and others

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