Contests, Events, etc. deadlines for schools
You Can Do the Rubik's Cube Contest - Open to 9-12 year-olds, DC, VA, MD - Winners get up to $1,000.00 and will meet the reclusive Erno Rubik, inventor of the Cube, who is coming from his home in Hungary, to give away the awards. Registration Deadline: April 30, 2010.
Lunch with a Laureate - Nobel Laureates from across the nation will have lunch with middle and high school students selected by their schools to participate. The brown bag lunches are a rare opportunity for students to learn first-hand about some of the most exciting scientific discoveries, to hear about the trials and tribulation of fast-paced research, and to find out what makes a Nobel Laureate tick. School registrations are open now. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet a Nifty Fifty Scientist - Fifty of the most kid friendly scientists will visit elementary and middle schools who apply now. Speakers' talks will center on three key areas - the science and/or engineering they are passionate about, their career path (including how they became interested in what they do, who or what influenced them as young students, and stumbling blocks or challenges they encountered along the way) and what opportunities they see for young people in their field. School registrations are open now. Contact email@example.com.
Write a Festival Jingle - Write a song about the USA Science & Engineering Festival. You can sing it with your friends or on your own. Winners will have their jingle sung at the Festival, on the radio and TV, on YouTube and more. Sign up on the web site http://www.usasciencefestival.org. Submission Deadline: March 31st, 2010
Have Your Science Club, Class, Scout Troop or other Group host a Science Festival Satellite Event - Students and teachers from all around the country are participating by holding special science events from October 10-24th, 2010 during the national festival. Hold one at your home, school or community center. Registration for satellite events is open now.
Join Our Science Glee Club - A professional composer from Singtastic in England has volunteered to teach students, families and teachers to sing the songs of science. A live performance will be held on 10/10/10. Contact Ruth Kiefer, firstname.lastname@example.org.