google-science-fairGoogle Science Fair is an online science competition open to students ages 13-18 from around the globe from anywhere in the world, working alone or in teams.

It’s your turn to change the world. Google is looking for extraordinary ideas, and we’re eager to see what your child comes up with. This is a great opportunity for teenagers to explore ideas they’re passionate about, learn about science, and maybe produce a world-changing idea.  Read more: Google Science Fair

For the past two years, thousands of students from more than 90 countries worldwide have submitted research projects that address some of the most challenging projects we face today. This being the largest online science fair in the world, prizes are pretty big themselves. The grand prize includes a National Geographic Expedition to the Galápagos Islands. National Geographic Explorers T.H. Culhane and Enric Sala are among the renowned panel of scientists that will serve as Science Fair judges.   Google Science Fair 2013 – OFFICIAL RULES

The Get Inspired section includes info about previous winners’ projects and profiles of famous scientists who created world-changing innovations at very young ages. You’ll find lots of great resources from Science Buddies, too.

Each year, Google is transformed into a mini “Palais de Decouvertes”, an “Innoventions Pavilion” where the most extraordinary discoveries are revealed to the world, from simple water purification and hydroponics systems that anybody can build, re-designs for toilets and new ways to monitor air pollution on land and biodiversity in water, to high tech solar trackers, rotational 3D imaging devices, ways of sensing music through touch and neural networks to detect breast cancer, to name just a few from last year.  Read more…

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