19 October 2010

Kids' Science Challenge

Deadline: 31 December 2010
Description: The 3rd Kids Science Challenge is a nationwide competition for third to sixth graders. Students can enter as individuals or teams, sending in an idea for one of these topics:
  • Magical Microbes - can you come up with a new way that microorganisms can help us?
  • Super Stuff for Sports -using materials science, can you find a way to make your favorite sport safer or more fun?
  • Sensational Sounds - can you dream up a new kind of musical instrument?
If their idea is chosen, they get to visit and collaborate with a scientist or engineer to see their idea come alive, plus win other fun prizes.  The first thousand entrants receive a free hands-on science kit, with activities in each of our science topics.

More Information: You can find more information at the Kids Science Challenge website.