Yes, all it needs are young scientists interested in project based learning. Projects sent by 15 finalists included research on endangered species; a better understanding of tumours; an algorithm for safer encryption; a green method to clean water; a new kind of magnet and more.
Eduheal Foundation, an international NGO conducting science and maths Olympiads, was one of the Google Science Fair partners who helped make this competition possible by reaching out to the Indian schools in a large way.
Now into its 11th year all classes, 1 to 11, students can participate. The registration form, sample paper and other details are available at:
Prizes worth 50 lakhs will be awarded to participating students, teachers and principals by EHF.
The details are given at: www.eduhealfoundation.org/awards.html
This will be besides the fabulous prizes given by the GSF, including the `celebrate the school award`. Besides the award, EHF will be conducting the training and mentoring camp for GSF.
There is a special award for participation in 5 or more EHF Olympiads.
The first camp was conducted on April 26, 2013 at National Science Centre, New Delhi.Out of the 1000 plus entries received from schools across the globe, the top 100 students were invited to present their projects to the panel of judges from IIT, Delhi.
The last date to register is 15th Aug./30 day before the exam.
IOTC participant from Maharashtra presenting his working model to the judges. The judges were Prof. V.K Tripathi, Head, Department of Physics, IIT, Delhi, Prof. S.K. Gupta, Amar S. Gupta Chair Prof., Department of Computer Science, IIT, Delhi, Prof. P. Mishra, Prof., Department of Biochemical Engg. & Biotechnology, IIT, Delhi, under guidance of Prof. S.S. Mathur, former head, Department of Energy studies, IIT, Delhi, Advisor EHF and Dr. Sandeep Ahlawat, Prelim judge and Scientific accuracy checker, Google Science Fair and Managing trustee EHF.
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