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Are Polar Bears

Left-Handed (Pawed)?

SCAMPER This!

SCAMPER Framework

Ella's Experiment

The Science Experience

SCAMPER Framework for Creative Thinking

Substitute

What else is similar to the original? Try substituting other people, ingredients, materials, locations and times. Change the quality of the same substance or substitute in an entirely new substance.

Combine

What types of new combinations are there? Try combining different parts and materials. Try adding something new.

Adapt

What else is like this? What other idea does this suggest? How can I adjust to these circumstances?

Modify / Minify / Magnify

How can I modify it? Try modifying an attribute, the order, form, or shape.

How can I minify it? Try minifying a component part or the whole unit. Make it smaller, slower or lighter. Try decreasing the amount used. Decrease the frequency or rate with which you do or use something.

How can I magnify it? Try magnifying a component part or the whole unit. Make it bigger, taller, higher, heavier, thicker or longer? Change the amount used. Increase the frequency or rate with which you do or use something.

Put to other uses

Find new applications or new ways to use something.

Eliminate

What can I remove or eliminate? Eliminate or drastically reduce a component.

Rearrange / Reverse

How can I rearrange or change the order, layout or sequence? Try transposing, reordering, or reversing sequenced Try a new pattern. Turn it upside down or inside out.

 

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