Google announced their google science fair 2018. Students between 13-18 can participate in the Google science fair contest. Students, who participate in this contest want to share their idea using science, technology, engineering, and math. Students can register for this competition from google’s science fair website. 12th December 2018 is the last date to accept entries from participants. The winners on each stage of the competition have attracting prizes. And the google grand prize winner will receive $50000 (about 36 lacks Indian rupees) Scholarship.
Google science fair is a global online science competition for students between 13-18. The sponsors of Google Science Fair are google, National Geographic, Lego, Virgin Galactic, and Scientific American. Google started this competition in 2011.
How to participate in Google Science Fair 2018
Those who want to participate in google science fair 2018 can apply through google science fair website.
There are four steps that each student want to complete to participate in this competition. Which are:
Step 1: Find the problem the student want to solve.
Step 2: Think up for ideas and select the best idea among them.
Step 3: Test the idea and explore the solution.
Step 4: Share your results with Google.
Google will assist you in each stage of this competition, by providing assistance and reference materials for you. Google also provides teaching materials to the educators or guides of the student. All these materials can be downloaded from their website. Students can select their favorite area and topic from the website. Students can also check the previous year participants projects for reference, which are available on the website.
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Prizes for Google Science Fair 2018
100 Regional Winners: Regional winners will get the Google regional winners award including google chrome book and a Google goody bag including a t-shirt, stickers, tote and more.
53 State Winners: State winners will get the State winners award including an android tablet and, a Google goody bag including a t-shirt, stickers, tote and more.
20 Global Finalists: Global finalists will get the Global Finalists Award with a chance to visit the Google headquarters for the final competition and they will also get other prizes like a LEGO Education and Virgin Galactic goodie bag, and Scientific American and National Geographic 12-month subscriptions from the partners of the event.
The Inspiring Educator Award: The inspiring educator will get The Inspiring Educator Award including $5000 gift card for educational products from LEGO Education as a gift to their classroom and school.
The Virgin Galactic Pioneer Award: this award will be given to the students who use an innovative and hand on approach to solve some greatest engineering challenges. The winner will get $15000 scholarship and one-year mentorship.
The Scientific American Innovator Award: This award will be given to the project which scientifically finds a solution to a problem in the natural world. The winner will get $15000 scholarship and one-year mentorship.
Explorer Award: The explorer award will be given to the project which scientifically finds a solution to a problem of the planet. The winner will get $15000 scholarship and one-year mentorship.
The LEGO® Education Award: This award will be given to the project which scientifically finds a solution for some of the STEM challenges. The winner of The LEGO® Education Award will get $15000 scholarship.
Google Grand Prize: The best student or team will get the Google Grand Prize with $50000 Scholarship.
Important Dates To Remember
September 13th, 2018 – Submissions open
December 12th, 2018 – Submissions close
March 2019 – State award winners announced
April 2019 – Regional finalists announced
May 2019 – Global finalists announced
Visit the Google Science fair website now!!