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Intel launches Mini Scientist 2014!

Today Intel Ireland launched the Mini Scientist competition for 2014.

The Intel Mini Scientist Exhibition is a competition for Primary school students in which they develop science related projects which are then exhibited at fairs held within their own schools. Winning projects selected at this school level exhibition then go on to take part in the Mini Scientist Grand Final event.

The competition, which is open to 4th, 5th and 6th class students, supports the Primary Science curriculum and is a great way to encourage enthusiasm and practical learning in the area of science.

In 2013, 5,100 students took part in Mini Scientist from 14 different counties with 85 different schools taking part.

The Prizes

There are a number of fantastic prizes available to participating schools:

–    Every school taking part receives a special science pack with prizes that can be used in the classroom as well as a commemorative plaque

–    Every student taking part receives a goody bag and certificate

–    Every member of the winning project teams receives science related prizes

–    There is a €1000 monetary grant for the school which has the overall Grand final winning project


Key Dates

May 1st

Launch of Intel Mini Scientist 2014
September 30th

Closing date for registration

October 6th – December 28th
School exhibitions take place
December 5th – 19th Regional finals take place
January 23rd 2015
Grand Final event takes place


Want to Get Involved?

If you would like to register your school to take part in Mini Scientist 2014 please visit www.miniscientist.ie and use the link provided to register your interest in the competition.

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Sarah Harlow,Ruth Gibney,Sarah Brown and Ciara Erdmann Students from Scoil Bhride, Leixlip, help to launch the Intel Mini Scientist

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