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Last Updated: Monday January 18 2010 07:46 GMT

What inventions would make school life easier?

School children in a science class

Scientists are always coming up with new inventions to make our life easier and lots of them are unveiled at big exhibitions.

At the moment there's one showcasing some of the coolest computer stuff that could be coming to classrooms near you!

So we wondered - what kind of gadgets would make your school life easier and help you learn?

Have you ever sat in class and thought of a cool invention? How about robot arms to turn the pages of a book for you? Or something more hi-tech?

We want your cleverest, coolest ideas for top inventions to make your school life more fun!

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Your comments

"A robotic teacher that never shouts or gets angry!"

Lara, 10, London, England

"A hat which could put facts in your brain so you don't even have to go to school."

Emily, 14, Worcestershire, England

"I would love if they had touch screen computers which they sent out to every pupil and when we wake up we have breakfast and just sit there. So we don't have to get dressed or go for buses but one day a week we do go to school so we can meet our friends."

Kris, 13, Scotland

"I would like a pen or pencil that when you tell it to write something it does it for you."

Morgan, 10, England

"It would be so cool if we got educational games consoles in class so we could learn while we play!"

Lola, 10, Plymouth, England

"The best thing that could happen would be a handheld computer that would have a virtual classroom, so we could learn at home. That would be the best!"

Lucy, 12, London, England

"It's got to be a book holder and organiser so you never need to carry your books."

Chloe, 12, Gloucester, England

"I would like a machine that helps you remember facts!"

Ben, 11, Glasgow, Scotland

"I would make something that would do all my work for me."

Lilli, 13, London, England

"An invisible calculator!"

Stuart, 9, Fife, Scotland

"Definitely something to hold your books for you, they're too heavy! I would love a conveyor belt for each classroom that takes around the books, sheets or equipment that need to be handed out, then you could just grab them!"

Ella, 11, Surrey, England

"It's GOT to be a homework machine!"

Jack, 12, Dublin, Ireland

"I made up a story about school inventions once, the school was just three large halls, and a shower block. One of the halls contained touch screens. There were six teachers who would sit had touch screens on their desks so they could send work and virtual lessons to the pupils. You could write with a touch screen pen and when you had finished your work, you sent it back to your Class Head."

Martha, 10, Leeds, England

"We could all have these machines that helped you with the questions and the answers. I would call it the Great Machine."

Harry, 14, Hertfordshire, England

"A separate white board for each pupil, then you can easily see what to write down and can write at your own speed!"

Georgina, 11, England

"I think it would be AWESOME if there was an anti bullying badge that everyone had to wear, and if it picked up any signs of bullying, it would report it to the head."

Millie, 11, Sussex, England

"A conveyor belt in the corridors to save those long tiring journeys from lesson to lesson, and maybe an escalator up to the science block too!"

Hannah, 13, Shropshire, England

"I think a class robot, so when you need something, like to send a message to another teacher, it will just go and do it!"

Emily, 10, Morayshire, Scotland

"I wouldn't want any 'hi tech gadgets', I prefer things the way they are. I learn fine with my pen and paper."

Cherri, 14, England

"A GPS tracking device so you can find things like shoes and books."

Owen, 12, Wales