CALL FOR MEDIA: First Annual Science Fest On The Mall Hosts Video Contest

Shout out to Digital Capital Week for getting the word out about the USA Science and Engineering Festival.

From Digital Capital Week

i-f6a5728ff838dce51dddd49f24d6e612-festival logo.jpgThis year is becoming a year of firsts for technology, media and science in the Nation's Capital. Much like DCWeek's inaugural convention for techies & creatives, for the first time this October, over 400 of the nation's leading science, engineering and academic organizations will descend on the National Mall to present the First Annual USA Science & Engineering Festival.

Amongst the numerous hands-on science exhibits, workshops, and performances The Kavli Foundation is looking to showcase student videos that will be broadcast during the festivities on the National Mall. The K-12 Kavli Science Video Contest will award cash prizes to the student's school or youth organization, with the winner receiving electronics and software gift certificate and a trip to Washington DC or a VIP Discovery Channel "Mythbusters" event.

The contest encourages students to create imaginative, clever and entertaining youth-driven media that shares their love of science, be it engineering, robotics, oceanography, astronomy, 3D modeling with other youths. Describe your favorite subject matter, a winning science fair project or showcase a new invention, just be creative!

Click here for more information, the deadline is August 31. Work on your own, team up with a friend and create something that the entire Mall will see this October. Dozens of videos have already been submitted; take a peek at two of them below!

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