Join Our Virtual Science Fair, Enter to Win $5,000
January 12, 2012
by Sasha Emmons
Is your kid totally into creating science experiments? Then enter his or her project in our Innovators of Tomorrow Virtual Science Fair! Just upload a video or photo(s) along with step-by-step instructions and what your child learned. Our winner will receive $5,000 and a chance to be featured in the June issue of Parenting School Years. We’ll also feature the winner and some of our other favorite projects on Parenting.com.
Plus: How to Get Kids Psyched About Science
The winner will be chosen by Parenting editors and an all-star cast of science education experts, including Emmy-award winning science teacher and YouTube sensation Steve Spangler; Melinda George, VP/COO of the National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future; Eric Wilhelm, PhD and Christy Canida of Instructables, the most popular DIY community on the Internet; Marilyn Zaragoza, PhD, award-winning science teacher and 2011 Florida delegate to Parenting’s Mom Congress on Education and Learning; Becky Pringle, Secretary-Treasurer of the National Education Association and a former science teacher; and Jake Ward, editor-at-large, Popular Science magazine.
Plus: Easy, Cool Home Science Experiments
The contest ends March 11 and is open to grade-school kids ages 6 to 12. While parents can supervise, kids should be full participants. Read the full rules here.