Podcast: Nate Ball, inventor and co-host of "Design Squad"
In his young career, Nate Ball has become an accomplished engineer and inventor, earning the 2007 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for invention. He also co-hosts PBS's "Design Squad," a television program aimed at building engineering skills and encouraging creativity in young people. In this podcast, Nate Ball shares his enthusiasm and inventive spirit, and talks about making engineering fun and inspiring for the next generation.

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"Prototype Online: Inventive Voices" is a production of the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center. Written and hosted by Paul Rosenthal. Audio production by Benjamin Bloom. Theme music by Will Eastman. Art Molella, executive producer. Nate Ball was originally interviewed on 3 May 2007 by Paul Rosenthal. Photo courtesy of the Lemelson-MIT Program; podcast released 18 May 2007.