Episode 6: Ruth Amos
Inventor and Engineer Ruth Amos has a fantastic job! She runs Youtube Channel ‘Kids Invent Stuff’ where children get the chance to have their invention ideas built by Ruth and her friend Shawn. They’ve built some amazing stuff! A bike that feeds you cake, a three-storey bath, an electric dog car - farting staircase anyone? Ruth’s idea behind the channel was that she wanted children from all backgrounds to have the opportunity to see their ideas made. She didn’t go to university, her way into engineering was novel - Ruth was only 16 when she won a prize for a brilliant product she designed while still at school. Writer Jaqueline Yallop takes one of Ruth’s inventions as her inspiration for a very moving story. Ruth’s reaction to it? You’ll have to listen to find out! This is the last episode in the current series. Sign up to our newsletter on the website - www.inventivepodcast.com - to find out when we’ll be back and who we’ll be featuring in Series 2. Big thanks to all who have listened and enjoyed Series 1! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.