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Creativity

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    Creativity~

    Thinking outside of the box

    The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.
    ~Albert Einstein

    The chip clip, sticky note, remote control, pop-top on a can, and the ink pen are a few of the items most of us utilize daily. How did these items become part of our everyday life? When the pop-top can was invented many people were skeptical, but were happy to be done with the tool they needed to carry with them to open cans. Can you think of some more items that are useful to you, but new to your parents? Has there been an invention that has left you thinking, "Why didn’t I think of that?"

    In this lesson we will explore what creativity means!