The Space Academy Competition 2010 has been officially launched!
This year the competition is split into two categories: Years 12 + 13 and Years 9 – 11.The Years 12 + 13 top prize is a fully funded place at the European Space Camp in northern Norway (www.spacecamp.no) with five runner-up prizes of places at Senior Space School UK. The theme of the competition is “Mars – The Destiny of Humankind?” and the students are asked to submit an entry linked in with their curriculum studies investigating how our understanding of the red planet has changed over the years and if Mars could become a second home for the human race.The Year 9 – 11 competition has 15 fully funded places at Space School UK available as prizes (www.spaceschooluk.org). The theme for this competition is “So you want to be an Astronaut?” where students are asked to include curriculum science in their entry discussing what it’s like to be an astronaut.
Last years competition saw some outstanding projects which came in many different formats from detailed and well researched essays to beautifully presented posters crammed with curriculum focused information and we are hoping for more excellent entries this year.
For more information please contact Sarah Hill () or visit the website www.ukspaceacademy.org
Guest Bloger: Sarah Hill, National Space Centre