CIC nanoGUNE organizes Nano-Story Contest for the first time
CIC nanoGUNE is organizing this novel Nano-Story Contest within the framework of the 7th edition of the Festival of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology “10alamenos9”. The contest is aiming to promote across the education community an interest in the nanoscale world, the so-called nano world, which despite its minute size is highly diverse and interesting.
This contest is geared towards students who are currently attending schools in the Basque Autonomous Community: young people residing in the Basque Autonomous Community, and young Basque speakers from anywhere in the world, all of whom were between 14 and 17 years of age on 31/12/2021. So the participants will be in one of the following education levels: the 3rd and 4th year of Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO), 11th or 12th grades (Sixth Form), Basic Vocational Training and Intermediate Vocational Training.
Each contestant may submit one piece of work only. The maximum length of the nano-stories will be 200 words, and will be submitted in Basque or Spanish. They can be stories relating to adventure, science-fiction, fantasy, of a social nature, etc. Other types of written works, such as poems or song lyrics, may also be entered. The main stipulation is that the work submitted has to be related to nanoscience and nanotechnology.
The contest is divided into two phases. The first is at the regional level of the Basque Country where the prize will consist of a ticket for two people to enjoy the Eureka! Zientzia Museoa; they will also be given the opportunity to visit nanoGUNE during the 2022-2023 academic year if they have already signed up for this through their schools. The second phase is international: the winning stories from each location will compete and the final prize will be a tablet.
The participants will need to submit their entries by Friday, May 20, 2022.
Full information and complete rules of the contest are available on the center's web page https://www.nanogune.eu/es/event/vii-festival-nanociencia-y-nanotecnologia-concurso