Stuart Mason has won a prestigious award for his SpaTap invention.
Photo: Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily
Stuart Mason has won a prestigious award for his SpaTap invention. Photo: Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily

NiE Incredible Inventions

Incredible Inventions is a five part series that will investigate the inventive and innovative processes involved in the design and development of new products or modification of existing products.

Each part will include the amazing number of incredible inventions that Australians have generated to improve lives and make jobs simpler and quicker.

Each page includes facts, information and activities to complete, giving readers the opportunity to discover more about what it takes to come up with a solution to a problem.

The series runs from Monday February 22 to Friday February 26.

ANSWERS

Part 1

Lyster Ormsby and John Bard = Surf lifesaving reel                

CSIRO scientist Doug Waterhouse = Aeroguard

Lance Milne = Hills Hoist;

Mervyn Victor Richardson = Victa Lawn Mower

Dr. Cyril P Callister / Fred Walker Compan = vegemite

Part 2

Timeline: Pre 1788 = woomera - 1858 = Australian Rules Footbal - 1876 = Stump jump plough - 1889 = Electric drill 

1906 = Surf life-saving reel - 1934 = The Ute - 1945 = Hills Hoist clothes line -  1958 = Black box flight recorder

1979 = Bionic ear - 1992 = Wi-Fi -  2012 = Quantum bit

Part 3

Pepsi; Nike; McDonald's; Shell; Domino's Pizza

Part 4

Stump Jump Plough

Electric Drill

Inflatable Escape Slide Raft

Permaculture

Winged Keel

Part 5

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