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Writing contest for young students on Madam Curie’s biography

Activity by Takayuki  Komatsu   |   added on Nov 19, 2010   |   Japan Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): The Chemical Daily Co. Ltd., Japan

We will hold a writing contest for young students describing their impression on Madam Curie’s biography to stimulate their interest in chemistry.

Title:  Writing contest for young students on Madam Curie’s biography.

Purpose:  To stimulate young students interest in chemistry.

Application term:  December, 2010 - April, 2011

Applicant class:  Applicants are devided into two classes; (A) elementary school students (4th - 6th graders), (B) junior high school students (all graders). The total number of applicants is estimated to be 500 - 1,000.

Commendation:  Several awards for each class will be determined in Jun, 2011. The award winers will be announced on some newspapers and web sites.

Screening:  By the screening committee containing teachers in primary, junior high and high schools and universities.


Topic: conpetition and chemistry education Audience: students in primary and secondary schools


Clara Kim | Feb 21, 2011 04:36PM

How can students apply and what are the eligibility rules?

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