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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/