This How the Bendy Straw Was Invented video also includes:
Sitting in a soda parlor, Joseph Freedman notices the difficulty his young daughter has trying to drink from the paper straw in her milkshake. This sparks the invention of a bendy straw. Watch to learn more about this small but widely used invention.
- Recreate the bendy straw invention in an engineering and design class
- Think about and discuss other uses for the bendy straw
- Spark curiosity in class members by asking them why they think Freedman had a screw in his possession at the time of the invention
- Use the provided links to watch other Moment of Vision episodes that are in the series
- Graphics help demonstrate how the bendy straw was designed and invented
- Comes with links to research, the video, and a quiz to check for understanding