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    • Discovery Education – 3M Young Scientist Challenge 2008
    • Discovery Education – 3M Young Scientist Challenge 2008 https://discoveryed.webex.com
    • Discovery Education – 3M Young Scientist Challenge 2008
    • http://youngscientist.discoveryeducation.com/
    • About the Challenge In the spirit of Mythbusters ! Not your grandmother’s documentary…
    • About the Challenge
      • Encourage science exploration among American students
      • Promote the importance of science communication
      • Science is cool enough to do for life
      • 540,000 middle schools students
    • Prizes! Semifinalists
      • One per state and DC (51 total)
      • $250
      • Certificate of recognition
      • T-shirt
      • Plaque for the school
      • Plaque for the student’s teacher
    • Prizes! Finalists
      • Ten highest scores from semifinalists
      • All-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC for student and one parent/guardian (10/4-7)
      • Opportunity to appear on television
      • The Young Scientist Challenge medal
      • Special Young Scientist Challenge apparel
    • Prizes! Winner stage
      • Ten finalist compete in Washington 10/4-7
      • 1 st place: $50,000 U.S. Savings Bond
      • 2 nd place – 10 th place: $1,000
      • The title: “America’s Top Young Scientist”
      • Opportunities to win additional prizes and trips from sponsors and partners.
    • Eligibility
      • Grades 5 - 8
      • Parent or legal guardian must sign waiver
      • Public, private, parochial, home school
      • Student is legal U.S. resident
      • 50 states and District of Columbia
      • Not part of Discovery, judges, etc.
      • Original creation
      [email_address]
    • Eligibility
      • Follow the safety guidelines
        • No explosives, firearms, human blood/bodily fluid, poison, radioactive material, no body parts in danger – BE SAFE
      • One submission per student
      • Only student can appear in video
      • Copyright compliant (no DE streaming )
      • Submit by 6:59 PM ET, June 15, 2008
      • Check website for full details
    • What is a submission?
      • Video one to two minutes long (60 – 120 seconds)
      • Select 1 of these six concepts:
        • Explain the Doppler Effect
        • What is a parabola, paraboloid, or parabolic mirror
        • Why is the earth’s sky blue?
    • What is a submission?
        • Explain how a space craft can orbit the earth
        • Electrical currents and magnets: how fields around them exert forces on each other – power up!
        • Explain and demonstrate the Bernouli Principle or the Venturi Effect – or both wet and wild!
      http://www.howstuffworks.com/
    • To the Spoilers went the Victors Saturday, April 26, 8PM – Science Channel Winners from 2008 visit Mythbusters!
    • The Judging
      • Creativity 20%
      • Persuasiveness 10%
      • Classroom suitability 10%
      • Content relates to criteria 30%
      • Overall presentation 30%
    • The Judges
      • Steve Jacobs – head judge Three university degrees, nearly two decades of teaching, experience with Nickelodeon, Paramount Television, FOX Television, Disney, National Public Radio (NPR), and the Smithsonian Institution
      • Sudith Heberling, Ph.D. Director of Museum Services and Senior Historian, Heberling Associates, Inc .
      • Richard Hudson, Ph.D. Science Producer, Twin Cities Public Television, PBS
      • Michael Husband, Ph.D. Senior Historian and Project Planner, Heberling Associates
      • Dottie Yunger Marine biologist
      • Mark Oleksak President, Showboard, Inc.
      • Linda Stevens National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
      • William K. White Resident Scientist, Faraday Studios
    • The Judges
      • Steve Jacobs – head judge Three university degrees, nearly two decades of teaching, experience with Nickelodeon, Paramount Television, FOX Television, Disney, National Public Radio (NPR), and the Smithsonian Institution
      • Sudith Heberling, Ph.D. Director of Museum Services and Senior Historian, Heberling Associates, Inc .
      • Richard Hudson, Ph.D. Sciece Producer, Twin Cities Public Television, PBS
      • Michael Husband, Ph.D. Senior Historian and Project Planner, Heberling Associates
      • Dottie Yunger Marine biologist
      • Mark Oleksak President, Showboard, Inc.
      • Linda Stevens National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
      • William K. White Resident Scientist, Faraday Studios
      The scoring rubric.
    • How to Register
    • Register
    • Register
    • Register
      • 2008 Young Scientist Challenge Parent/Student Registration
      • Parents will fill this out
      • Name address telephone information
      • School Information
      • Teacher/Mentor
      • Local Media Information
      • Setup username/password
    • How to Enter Your Video
    • How to Enter Your Video
    • How to Enter Your Video Practice with your picture!
    • How to Enter Your Video File formats: .WMV, .AVI,.MOV, MGP
    • How to Make Your Video Many Tools Will do the Job Digital cameras Video cameras Cellphone cameras Computers Even pencils and scissors!
    • How to Make Your Video Many Tools Will do the Job Digital cameras Video cameras Cellphone cameras Computers Technical problems? [email_address] Even pencils and scissors!
    • How to Make Your Video Plan, “Shoot”, Edit “ Shooting” may mean making videos with software animation programs or Photo Story.
    • How to Make Your Video Plan, “Shoot”, Edit But wait!
    • How to Make Your Video http://blog.discoveryeducation.com Blogs Digital Storytelling
    • How to Make Your Video http://blog.discoveryeducation.com Blogs Media Matters
    • How to Make Your Video Free Software Tools Photo Story 3 (free): start with stills MovieMaker (PC) iMovie (Mac) PowerPoint Other software that produces video “ Shooting” may mean making videos with software animation programs or Photo Story.
    • How to Make Your Video Make Your Point Techniques Slow down Speed up In camera edits: the pause button Close-ups Picture-in-picture Archival footage
    • How to Make Your Video Make Your Point Techniques
      • a. Animations
      • b. Models
      • c. Puppets
      • d. Flash
      • e. Claymation
      • Animated cut-outs
      “ Shooting” may mean making videos with different techniques! c. d. f. e. http://community.discoveryeducation.com/blogs
    • How to Make Your Video http://community.discoveryeducation.com/blogs Storyboard http://schoolhousevideo.org/Pages/Storyboards.html
    • How to Make Your Video http://community.discoveryeducation.com Blogs Media Matters This PowerPoint and a link to this Webinar is here:
    • How to Make Your Video http://community.discoveryeducation.com/blogs Digital Storytelling Media Matters
    • How to Make Your Video http://community.discoveryeducation.com/blogs
    • How to Make Your Video Other Resources ScienceCommons.org
    • How to Make Your Video Other Resources CreativeCommons.org Search under supervision!
    • How to Make Your Video Other Resources Search under supervision!
    • A Few Words from the Winning Student from 2007 Erik Gustafson
    • and from Dr. Alex Cirillo 3M http://www.tcbmag.com/industriestrends/lifesciences/84441p1.aspx
    • Thank you! Remember the webinars for students. https://discoveryed.webex.com
    • Check the blog and the website for updated tips!. http://youngscientist.discoveryeducation.com/ http://community.discoveryeducation.com/ /
    • Remember, you win by entering. Thank you. http://youngscientist.discoveryeducation.com/