Harry Freedman

Jun. 29, 2012

Meet the Energy-Saving Gadgets of the Future

Floors that generate electricity from footsteps. A GPS that outsmarts traffic jams. Innovations like these could be the next big thing--and we have student inventors to thank.

invention, energy, student inventors, STEM, science education, Microsoft Imagine Cup, Siemens We Can Change The World Challenge

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