Kids Can Be a Scientist in 3-Minute Video for $250 Prize

Feb 21

Parents and kids! This very cool contest, sponsored by invites kids to create their own YouTube video that explores an important issue facing society today. It can relate to health, the environment, world hunger, or any other issue that you think is important.

Just come up with a problem. Turn it into a question. And brainstorm your own solution. Then, through a 3-minute video, propose a creative, original  and scientific solution to your problem. This fun project is a great opportunity to encourage innovative thinking and inquiry-based scientific learning. And, best of all – it makes science fun!


Kids must be between the ages of 6 and 18 years old. The finished video must be uploaded with the title “2012: Science Can Fix That” onto YouTube by March 31st, 2012.

The video entries received are judged based on: concept originality; quality of the solution to the problem; creativity and imagination; scientific truth, ability to inspire; and adherence to the contest rules.

More about the contest is .


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