Kid inventors win big with a sign in the sky

The Brain Busters, from Sherborn, Mass., invented a high-flying sign to post alerts during a natural disaster

By Bethany Brookshire, 12:32 PM June 19, 2014

If you could invent something to help people in a natural disaster, what would it be? If you’re a team of six kids from Sherborn, Mass., you’d create a sign that people could see from almost anywhere in their neighborhood, just by looking into the sky. Carried by a balloon, this high-flying notification board can post important alerts so that people in areas without power can still get much-needed information.

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