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Invent Possible Bringing the Cade Museum s Vision to Life

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Invent Possible Bringing the Cade Museum s Vision to Life

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OUR BEGINNING A Legacy of Innovation The Cade Museum for Creativity Invention was founded by the late Dr James Robert Cade He envisioned a place that would delight and inspire the next generation of innovators problem solvers and visionaries Gatorade was a game changer in both the world of sports and in the way we think about invention It helped transform the state of Florida from an exporter of produce to an exporter of brilliant ideas and technologies One creative breakthrough is all it takes to spark change in a community an industry the wide world It begins with the wonder of childhood The Cade Museum is a place where that wonder is free to roam and grow Did you know The universities in Florida s High Tech Corridor UCF USF and UF now produce three times the number of patents as North Carolina s Research Triangle and more than MIT Gainesville boasts more publicly traded bio med companies per capita than anywhere in the world DR CADE was a professor of renal kidney medicine at the University of Florida and led the team that invented Gatorade 02 03

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OUR BEGINNING A Legacy of Innovation The Cade Museum for Creativity Invention was founded by the late Dr James Robert Cade He envisioned a place that would delight and inspire the next generation of innovators problem solvers and visionaries Gatorade was a game changer in both the world of sports and in the way we think about invention It helped transform the state of Florida from an exporter of produce to an exporter of brilliant ideas and technologies One creative breakthrough is all it takes to spark change in a community an industry the wide world It begins with the wonder of childhood The Cade Museum is a place where that wonder is free to roam and grow Did you know The universities in Florida s High Tech Corridor UCF USF and UF now produce three times the number of patents as North Carolina s Research Triangle and more than MIT Gainesville boasts more publicly traded bio med companies per capita than anywhere in the world DR CADE was a professor of renal kidney medicine at the University of Florida and led the team that invented Gatorade 02 03

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OUR CHALLENGE A Catalyst for Creativity Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking The Torrance Tests are a nationally recognized standard for measuring creative capability Scores are shown for the years 1974 1984 1990 and 2008 Tested years are highlighted in yellow There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all Without creativity there would be no progress and we would be forever repeating the same patterns Edward de Bono author of Six Thinking Hats Due to the rapid advance of technology the game is changing again We must prepare tomorrow s leaders to solve problems we cannot yet comprehend Our nation needs creative leadership more than ever Since 1990 scores on the standardized Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking have been steadily declining Fluency Originality 22 00 15 00 14 50 21 50 14 50 21 00 13 50 20 50 13 00 12 50 20 00 74 84 90 98 08 Creative Strengths A rigid approach to education has led to an overemphasis on convergent thinking i e only one solution for every problem Students are rarely encouraged to fail up to embrace the process of problem solving through trial and error And yet this is precisely how inventors and entrepreneurs think 04 98 08 98 08 9 00 3 45 8 00 3 40 7 00 3 35 6 00 3 30 How might we raise the levels of creativity and innovation across entire communities How can we empower kinesthetic learners of all ages How could we inspire a generation that redefines the very definition of what is possible Keep reading to find out how 90 Elaboration 3 50 One size does not fit all 84 3 25 5 00 90 98 08 84 90 05

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OUR CHALLENGE A Catalyst for Creativity Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking The Torrance Tests are a nationally recognized standard for measuring creative capability Scores are shown for the years 1974 1984 1990 and 2008 Tested years are highlighted in yellow There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all Without creativity there would be no progress and we would be forever repeating the same patterns Edward de Bono author of Six Thinking Hats Due to the rapid advance of technology the game is changing again We must prepare tomorrow s leaders to solve problems we cannot yet comprehend Our nation needs creative leadership more than ever Since 1990 scores on the standardized Torrance Tests of Creative Thinking have been steadily declining Fluency Originality 22 00 15 00 14 50 21 50 14 50 21 00 13 50 20 50 13 00 12 50 20 00 74 84 90 98 08 Creative Strengths A rigid approach to education has led to an overemphasis on convergent thinking i e only one solution for every problem Students are rarely encouraged to fail up to embrace the process of problem solving through trial and error And yet this is precisely how inventors and entrepreneurs think 04 98 08 98 08 9 00 3 45 8 00 3 40 7 00 3 35 6 00 3 30 How might we raise the levels of creativity and innovation across entire communities How can we empower kinesthetic learners of all ages How could we inspire a generation that redefines the very definition of what is possible Keep reading to find out how 90 Elaboration 3 50 One size does not fit all 84 3 25 5 00 90 98 08 84 90 05

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OUR MISSION METHODS Build Connections Transform Minds Our Mission transforming communities by inspiring and equipping future inventors entrepreneurs and visionaries The Cade Museum believes education is far more than the mere accumulation of knowledge it is about learning how to bring concepts and facts to bear in developing novel solutions to real life problems Creativity is just connecting things Steve Jobs We connect the head to the heart and the hands because research has shown true learning happens when the entire body is engaged We connect people and ideas because teaching the next generation to think like inventors enables them to apply the creative process to every aspect of their own lives We connect the arts to the sciences because neither is enough on its own for true creativity to flourish Above all we connect living inventors and entrepreneurs to students and the general public What better way to learn science and design thinking than from those who practice what we preach Early impact PARACOSM a Cade Prize finalist demonstrates 3D modeling to a group of future inventors in the Fab Lab 06 We are building an educational pipeline that gives students direct access to groundbreaking research and technologies Over 6 000 students have already participated in our Creativity labs almost a third of whom are from at risk populations Over 40 inventors from across the state have led science classes at the Cade Museum in our Living Inventor Series 07

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OUR MISSION METHODS Build Connections Transform Minds Our Mission transforming communities by inspiring and equipping future inventors entrepreneurs and visionaries The Cade Museum believes education is far more than the mere accumulation of knowledge it is about learning how to bring concepts and facts to bear in developing novel solutions to real life problems Creativity is just connecting things Steve Jobs We connect the head to the heart and the hands because research has shown true learning happens when the entire body is engaged We connect people and ideas because teaching the next generation to think like inventors enables them to apply the creative process to every aspect of their own lives We connect the arts to the sciences because neither is enough on its own for true creativity to flourish Above all we connect living inventors and entrepreneurs to students and the general public What better way to learn science and design thinking than from those who practice what we preach Early impact PARACOSM a Cade Prize finalist demonstrates 3D modeling to a group of future inventors in the Fab Lab 06 We are building an educational pipeline that gives students direct access to groundbreaking research and technologies Over 6 000 students have already participated in our Creativity labs almost a third of whom are from at risk populations Over 40 inventors from across the state have led science classes at the Cade Museum in our Living Inventor Series 07

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This is a different kind of museum experience one that can transcend physical walls and create a hub of intersections where all ages and demographics connect 08 09

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This is a different kind of museum experience one that can transcend physical walls and create a hub of intersections where all ages and demographics connect 08 09

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The Lobby THE VISITOR EXPERIENCE Please Do Touch the Exhibits In a living museum that exhibits objects and ideas there should always be more than meets the eye The Cade Museum app designed in partnership with the University of Central Florida will enhance your visit with augmented reality challenges and scavenger hunts designed for kids The Rotunda The Fibonacci spiral begins here and so does the visitor s experience of exhibits at the Cade The lofty space leading up to the oculus invites dreaming minds to soar A collage of colorful captivating banners display historical inventions patents and American inventors Our proprietary Building Blocks of Invention are organized into categories that provide the scientific underpinnings of virtually every invention Think Meet Be The Cade Museum s exhibits educational programs and Creativity Labs encourage learners of all ages to think like an inventor meet an inventor and be an inventor And we celebrate the entrepreneurs who turn these ideas into practical realities 10 The Approach The Cade Museum is an iconic landmark and a distinctive addition to Florida s landscape A modern interpretation of classical architecture our building is inspired by the expanding spirals of Fibonacci s Golden Mean a proportion found throughout the natural world and long considered an aesthetically ideal ratio Mobile Kiosks Here is the place to meet an inventor Experience pioneering inventions and technologies from across Florida Learn about the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame and meet guest inventors in person Ask questions and learn from their stories of trial failure and perseverance Mobile science stations are attached to each kiosk with changing hands on explorations that bring to life the scientific concepts behind the inventions on display 11

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The Lobby THE VISITOR EXPERIENCE Please Do Touch the Exhibits In a living museum that exhibits objects and ideas there should always be more than meets the eye The Cade Museum app designed in partnership with the University of Central Florida will enhance your visit with augmented reality challenges and scavenger hunts designed for kids The Rotunda The Fibonacci spiral begins here and so does the visitor s experience of exhibits at the Cade The lofty space leading up to the oculus invites dreaming minds to soar A collage of colorful captivating banners display historical inventions patents and American inventors Our proprietary Building Blocks of Invention are organized into categories that provide the scientific underpinnings of virtually every invention Think Meet Be The Cade Museum s exhibits educational programs and Creativity Labs encourage learners of all ages to think like an inventor meet an inventor and be an inventor And we celebrate the entrepreneurs who turn these ideas into practical realities 10 The Approach The Cade Museum is an iconic landmark and a distinctive addition to Florida s landscape A modern interpretation of classical architecture our building is inspired by the expanding spirals of Fibonacci s Golden Mean a proportion found throughout the natural world and long considered an aesthetically ideal ratio Mobile Kiosks Here is the place to meet an inventor Experience pioneering inventions and technologies from across Florida Learn about the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame and meet guest inventors in person Ask questions and learn from their stories of trial failure and perseverance Mobile science stations are attached to each kiosk with changing hands on explorations that bring to life the scientific concepts behind the inventions on display 11

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Creativity and Fab Labs The Cantilevered Space This is your chance to be an inventor Gain knowledge and experience in scientific explorations by experimenting in the Cade s well equipped Creativity Lab Encased in glass and seemingly free floating this gallery has no permanent displays Instead depending on the hour this space hums with parents and children in the midst of exploration or groups of individuals gathered for socializing and networking at the same time This space is designed for social interaction and serendipity Use a mixture of old fashioned tools and cutting edge technologies in the Fab Lab Demonstrate mastery over the Cade Building Blocks of Invention and earn over 50 Inventor Merit Badges from coding to electrical circuitry The Great Experiment This audio tour with a built in scavenger hunt challenge brings to life the amazing stories behind many American inventors highlighting the importance of failure and key values like curiosity resilience and persistence Gatorade Gallery Live the legend that started it all See the original Gatorade Lab and learn firsthand about the science of electrolytes and the secret behind Gatorade s success Celebrate victory with a simulated Gatorade Bath Historic images interviews and film clips add texture and content Discover Gatorade s unexpected impact on the wider world The birth of Sports Science Test yourself on a reaction and agility monitor that Gatorade has used to monitor top athletes like Michael Jordan Mia Hamm and Serena Williams Gallery West Here is our space for traveling exhibits For example we will host Strange Matter which introduces visitors to the basics of materials science encouraging them to play around with substances like magnetic liquids and amorphous metals The change in U S patent law that led to the development of the High Tech Corridor Learn about the medical research that Gatorade royalties have funded at the University of Florida 12 13

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Creativity and Fab Labs The Cantilevered Space This is your chance to be an inventor Gain knowledge and experience in scientific explorations by experimenting in the Cade s well equipped Creativity Lab Encased in glass and seemingly free floating this gallery has no permanent displays Instead depending on the hour this space hums with parents and children in the midst of exploration or groups of individuals gathered for socializing and networking at the same time This space is designed for social interaction and serendipity Use a mixture of old fashioned tools and cutting edge technologies in the Fab Lab Demonstrate mastery over the Cade Building Blocks of Invention and earn over 50 Inventor Merit Badges from coding to electrical circuitry The Great Experiment This audio tour with a built in scavenger hunt challenge brings to life the amazing stories behind many American inventors highlighting the importance of failure and key values like curiosity resilience and persistence Gatorade Gallery Live the legend that started it all See the original Gatorade Lab and learn firsthand about the science of electrolytes and the secret behind Gatorade s success Celebrate victory with a simulated Gatorade Bath Historic images interviews and film clips add texture and content Discover Gatorade s unexpected impact on the wider world The birth of Sports Science Test yourself on a reaction and agility monitor that Gatorade has used to monitor top athletes like Michael Jordan Mia Hamm and Serena Williams Gallery West Here is our space for traveling exhibits For example we will host Strange Matter which introduces visitors to the basics of materials science encouraging them to play around with substances like magnetic liquids and amorphous metals The change in U S patent law that led to the development of the High Tech Corridor Learn about the medical research that Gatorade royalties have funded at the University of Florida 12 13

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OUR ECONOMIC IMPACT See Possibility Create Reality Talent is equally distributed opportunity is not Tim Ritchie CEO San Jose Tech Museum While the innovation economy has brought tremendous wealth to North Central Florida Gainesville is the 4th worst city in the nation in terms of economic disparity In fact the poverty rate in Alachua County 22 8 is twice that of the rest of the state of Florida 12 5 In 2016 Alachua County third graders were near the bottom quarter of Florida students in statewide measures of math and science Exploring electromagnetism in the Creativity Lab Occupational Earnings Impact Career Path Our city will struggle to reach its preeminence goal if the pipeline to the innovation economy is not broadened to reach into all our community Only the Cade Museum bridges this gap giving access to the best of Florida s innovation economy to populations and neighborhoods who have been underserved The Cade Museum project has stimulated enormous public and private investment into the downtown Depot Park area With the city s investment and the Cade s commitment to the area the business sector has responded Companies such as First Magnitude Brewing Company The Warehouse Tech Toybox and Pop a Top are putting down roots in the revitalized district The Cade Museum is located next to some of the poorest neighborhoods in Alachua county Children within a one mile radius of the Museum live in households with a median income at 100 of the federal poverty level The Cade will provide these children and families easy access to knowledge experiences and people that have the very real possibility of making a positive impact on the trajectory of their lives 14 Median Annual Earnings DIRECT TOTA L I M PAC T Median Lifetime Earnings DIRECT TOTA L I M PAC T Hourly Worker 34 159 49 843 1 537 137 2 242 939 Software Developer 97 930 131 011 4 113 060 5 502 452 Mechanical Engineer 88 190 124 180 3 703 980 5 215 574 Biomed Lab Technician 51 810 71 285 2 716 020 2 993 996 As shown in the table above sparking a desire and interest in science opens a new world with robust options for a child s future as measured by economic success Total impact refers to the multiplier effect which takes place when an injection of new income into a community results in increased spending This increased spending creates new income for other individual or business members of the community If the Cade Museum prepares even a few children to choose a tech career with an average employee salary of over 55 000 in the county the cumulative effect on our community would be noticeable and lasting 15

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OUR ECONOMIC IMPACT See Possibility Create Reality Talent is equally distributed opportunity is not Tim Ritchie CEO San Jose Tech Museum While the innovation economy has brought tremendous wealth to North Central Florida Gainesville is the 4th worst city in the nation in terms of economic disparity In fact the poverty rate in Alachua County 22 8 is twice that of the rest of the state of Florida 12 5 In 2016 Alachua County third graders were near the bottom quarter of Florida students in statewide measures of math and science Exploring electromagnetism in the Creativity Lab Occupational Earnings Impact Career Path Our city will struggle to reach its preeminence goal if the pipeline to the innovation economy is not broadened to reach into all our community Only the Cade Museum bridges this gap giving access to the best of Florida s innovation economy to populations and neighborhoods who have been underserved The Cade Museum project has stimulated enormous public and private investment into the downtown Depot Park area With the city s investment and the Cade s commitment to the area the business sector has responded Companies such as First Magnitude Brewing Company The Warehouse Tech Toybox and Pop a Top are putting down roots in the revitalized district The Cade Museum is located next to some of the poorest neighborhoods in Alachua county Children within a one mile radius of the Museum live in households with a median income at 100 of the federal poverty level The Cade will provide these children and families easy access to knowledge experiences and people that have the very real possibility of making a positive impact on the trajectory of their lives 14 Median Annual Earnings DIRECT TOTA L I M PAC T Median Lifetime Earnings DIRECT TOTA L I M PAC T Hourly Worker 34 159 49 843 1 537 137 2 242 939 Software Developer 97 930 131 011 4 113 060 5 502 452 Mechanical Engineer 88 190 124 180 3 703 980 5 215 574 Biomed Lab Technician 51 810 71 285 2 716 020 2 993 996 As shown in the table above sparking a desire and interest in science opens a new world with robust options for a child s future as measured by economic success Total impact refers to the multiplier effect which takes place when an injection of new income into a community results in increased spending This increased spending creates new income for other individual or business members of the community If the Cade Museum prepares even a few children to choose a tech career with an average employee salary of over 55 000 in the county the cumulative effect on our community would be noticeable and lasting 15

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PARTING THOUGHTS Dream Big Join the Story The Cade Museum for Creativity Invention 904 South Main Street Gainesville Florida 32601 352 371 8001 cademuseum org The original Gatorade Lab Just as Gatorade changed Gainesville so will the Cade Museum It is the missing piece that connects the city s incredible talent with citizens who have been left behind The Museum is not about one man or one invention We invite you to join that story and help us bring Dr Cade s vision to life 16

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PARTING THOUGHTS Dream Big Join the Story The Cade Museum for Creativity Invention 904 South Main Street Gainesville Florida 32601 352 371 8001 cademuseum org The original Gatorade Lab Just as Gatorade changed Gainesville so will the Cade Museum It is the missing piece that connects the city s incredible talent with citizens who have been left behind The Museum is not about one man or one invention We invite you to join that story and help us bring Dr Cade s vision to life 16

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Invention it must be humbly admitted does not consist in creating out of void but out of chaos Mary Shelley