Technews 4 everyone: Google Science Fair 2011

Google Science Fair 2011

If you are student and mistresses science, Google is looking for to you. The company has sent a call to stimulate the promotion of scientific and technological ideas that they can change to the world, as they did in 1996, the ideas of Larry Page and Sergey Brin, founders of Google. One is Google Science Fair, a fair of sciences, open to students among 13 and 18 years worldwide. “We think that science can change to the world. And the unique way to obtain is motivating it to the young talents, as it is motivated to the athletes or stars of rock, also young”, said the company. This call is abre in collaboration with the European Organization of Nuclear Investigation (CERN, by its abbreviations in English), I bequeath Group and the magazines National Geographic and Scientific American. There will be different prizes for the winners, who will be able to obtain from a trip to the Galápagos Islands, with the equipment of expedition of the magazine National Geographic, to academic scholarships and opportunities of work. The complete list of prizes can consult here.

How to participate 

- The interested ones will have to be registered in Internet in before the 4 of April of this year. - They will have to send, also via Web, its project of sciences, or individual or by teams of three people. - It will be obligatory to send in writing the consent of some father or tutor, whom it authorizes that the minor enters the Fair - All will compete later first in local fights (by countries) and, with winners of other regions. - The semifinal projects will be presented in Google in May, through a gallery online. The public will vote to find 15 finalists. - These 15 selected finalists will have to personally present/display their project in the central offices of Google (in California), the 11 of July, in a competition transmitted live via Web. - A panel of specialized judges, between whom they will be Vincent Cerf (the father of Internet) and Nobel de Chemistry, Kary Mulis, will appoint the winner. The complete list of judges is in - You can consult the complete regulation here,

Source: Google Science Fair web page    Source video: Google Science Fair official Youtube channel


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