USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

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The news of The Kavli Foundation Video Contest has even spread to the oval office. Back in June, Robert W. Conn, President of the Kavli Foundation, met with President Obama to discuss the importance of science in America. President Obama commented that he and his daughters thoroughly enjoyed themselves at the USA Science and Engineering Festival last year. Obama commented that last year’s video contest titled “Why Science is Cool” was wonderful.

Click here to view the article about President Obama and The Kavli Foundation.

i-3ebc2bc051ae9bfdaeabb38eb380ae96-Kavli.jpgDon’t miss out on the chance to enter the contest! The 2012 Kavli “Save the World Through Science and Engineering” Video Contest is now accepting student entries. Eligible applicants include: individual students or groups from Grades 6-12 schools, home school networks, after-school programs, science clubs or any other organization the student is representing for the purpose of the contest.

Students worldwide are encouraged to send videos through schooltube.com and take the chance to win cash awards and prizes for the top entries! And best of all, the top videos will be shown at the Festival Expo during April 27-29, 2012, where hundreds of thousands of science fans are expected to gather in Washington, D.C. In addition, the first place winner will also receive a travel stipend to attend the Expo!

So if you think you can save the world through science and engineering then send your entries to the Festival! Video entries will be accepted on schooltube.com until March 1, 2012.