1. Inventive Voices: Jason Bannister, from Sketch to Robot

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    Jason Bannister, chief artist and scientist of Mechanimal, a robotics company in Pittsburgh, designs, sketches and builds robots. In this episode he shows how inventors can start with a basic pencil…

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    • Spark!Lab Activity: Create a Flying Gyroscope

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      Create and launch your own flying gyroscope invention! http://invention.smithsonian.org/downloads/sparklab-gyroscope.pdf

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      • Spark!Lab Activity: Create Your Own pH Indicator!

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        Katherine from Spark!Lab will show you how to create your own pH indicator using red cabbage juice. Test out your favorite liquids and see what is an acid and a base with this easy to do at-home experiment.

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        • National Robotics Week in Spark!Lab

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          The Lemelson Center kicks off National Robotics week with donations and demonstrations in Spark!Lab at the National Museum of American History.

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          • Food for Tomorrow Symposium: Vickie Kloeris

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            Third Course: At the Table - Eating Meals Tomorrow. Vickie Kloeris is subsystem manager for the International Space Station and Shuttle Food Systems for NASA.

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            • Food for Tomorrow Symposium: Janet Poppendieck

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              Third Course: At the Table - Eating Meals Tomorrow. Janet Poppendieck is a professor of sociology at Hunter College, City University of New York.

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              • Food for Tomorrow Symposium: Amy Bentley

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                Third Course: At the Table - Eating Meals Tomorrow. Amy Bentley is an associate professor and a founding member in food studies in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New…

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                • Food for Tomorrow Symposium: Molly O'Neill

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                  Second Course: In the Kitchen - Preparing Food for Tomorrow. Molly O’Neill is a noted food writer, cookbook author, and reporter whose new book, One Big Table, was released in November, 2010.

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                  • Food for Tomorrow Symposium: Cesar Vega

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                    Second Course: In the Kitchen - Preparing Food for Tomorrow. Cesar Vega is a food applications scientist for Mars Botanical, a division of Mars Inc., and is working on incorporating cocoa flavanols…

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                    • Food for Tomorrow Symposium: Bess Williamson

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                      Second Course: In the Kitchen - Preparing Food for Tomorrow. Bess Williamson is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Delaware who focuses on disabilities studies and implications for kitchen design.…

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