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Invent something novel with Bubble Wrap®
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2008 Finalists

Congratulations to the 3 finalists of the second annual Bubble Wrap® Competition for Young Inventors! (listed in alphabetical order)

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  • Hannah Haas -- Sensory Wallpaper
    Age 13 – Grade 8 - Home-Schooled - Charlotte, NC
Hannah Haas

Description: A home-schooled eighth-grader who used Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning to create a wallpaper designed to stimulate and engage children afflicted with autism through the combination of a textured bubble surface containing large and small bubbles, and a calming, blue wallpaper background.

  • Nicolette Mann -- Transformable Bubble Wrap® Kite
    Age 13 – Grade 8 - Home-Schooled - Christiansburg, VA
Nicolette Mann

Description: A home-schooled eighth-grader who used Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning to create a single kit that enables the easy assembly of multiple flying kites by providing detailed instructions on how to construct different formations, shapes and styles.

  • Max Wallack -- Carpal Cushion
    Age 11 – Grade 8 - Advance Math and Science Academy - Natick, MA
Max Wallack

Description: An eighth-grader at the Advanced Math and Science Academy, Max used Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning to create an adjustable wrist cushion designed to help alleviate and prevent the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome experienced by computer users, as well as agricultural and manufacturing workers in foreign and developing nations.