Google Shows Love to Kids Globally (Launches Worlds first Global Seience Fair for Kids)
For the first time, Google, the user’s favorite search engine and its partner launched the global online science fair for the younger students. It allows student which has an Internet connection and a Google account for taking the part in the competitive event. Google says in a blog post, “You may have participated in local or regional science fairs where you had to be in the same physical space to compete with kids in your area. Now any student with an idea can participate from anywhere, and share their idea with the world.”
The Google Global Science Fair 2011 is looking for students between the age group of 13 to 18. Students can work solo or in the group of two and three for presenting useful and interesting projects. Projects must be submitted before 4 April, 2011. The grand prize for the winner is a trip of the Galapagos Islands and scholarship of 50,000 dollar. The search engine told, “Google is looking for the brightest young scientists from around the world to submit interesting and creative projects that are relevant to the world today.”The Google Science Fair – Registration (https://services.google.com/fb/forms/gosfregistration)
Welcome to the Google Science Fair sign up form! You are about to sign up to take part in the world’s largest online science competition.
Please fill in all the details below. We will need the email address of a parent or guardian in order to get consent for you to enter, so please let them know that you have signed up for this competition. When you submit this registration form, your parent or guardian will be sent an email requesting their consent. Once they have submitted their consent, you will receive an email confirming your registration. Please note submissions from entrants who do not obtain parental or guardian consent will not be valid. If you would like to enter the Science Fair as part of a team, note that each member of the team needs to complete this form and have their parent or guardian complete the consent form.
Please be sure to review the Science Fair Rules carefully before you register, to check if you are eligible to enter your project.
Once you have completed this sign-up form, you can get started on your project immediately. If you have any questions please visit our FAQ page and Science Fair Help Forum at http://www.google.com/events/sciencefair/help.html
Good luck in the competition! The Science Fair Team
In this Google Global Science Fair 2011, the students have to create a 2 minute video or 20 slides presentation for giving an overview of the project. The projects materials must be written in English language. If require, students may use Google Translate for help. The judgment of submission is to be made by the panel of teachers.
In May, Google will select 60 semifinalists and their projects will be posted online for the public voting. 15 global finalists will also be announced for science fair event at Google headquarters in California and judgment will be given by the panel of highly praised scientists.