Learning Encounters, LLC, has launched a contest inviting science buffs of all ages to submit homemade science experiments to win cash and prizes. The competition kicked off on February 14 and will run through March 15. Participants submit videos of their experiments that are under five minutes and highlight “scientific genius.” To qualify, all experiments must be safe, use the scientific method, be in English, and be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on March 15. If the applicant is under age 18, an adult must be present while the experiment is conducted.
Prizes include a grand prize of $200 and the company’s MicroViewer 500x digital microscope, a second prize of $50 and the company’s MicroViewer 200x digital microscope, and a third prize of the company’s SkyViewer Telescope Kit.
For more information, visit http://www.leosciencelab.com/contest/index.php.