Google Launches the World’s First Online Global Science Competition!
Google has has partnered with CERN, LEGO, National Geographic and Scientific American to launch the 2011 Google Science Fair! This is a unique opportunity for young scientists around the world to compete and demonstrate their talent on a global stage.
The competition is open to students ages 13-18 and they have until April 4, 2011 to submit their most creative science project that is relevant to the world today. Please review Official Entry Guidelines to determine if your students are eligible for this competition. Entrants can submit projects in any one of the following categories:
- Computer Science & Math
- Earth & Environmental Sciences
- Behavioral & Social Sciences
- Flora & Fauna
- Energy & Space
- Inventions & Innovation
- Food Science
- Electricity & Electronics
A panel of judges will select the finalists who will be flown to Google Headquarters in California for the celebratory Science Fair event in July of 2011. Winners of the competition will receive once-in-a-lifetime experiences, scholarships and real-life work opportunities.
Learn more and encourage your students to sign up today at google.com/sciencefair. You can also connect with them on Facebook and Twitter! Check out Science Fair Sanity for inspiration on creating the winning project!