IP Outreach in Practice > IP Creation

Overview

Organizer: National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA)
Country/Territory: Ireland, United Kingdom
Language: English
Focus: Arts, Creativity, Innovation, Science
Outreach Tools: Awards / Scholarships / Grants, Brochures / Guides, Competitions, Curriculum Materials, Films / Videos, Interactive Games, Newsletters, Posters / Printed Materials, Social media, Website
Target Audience: Kids / Tweens / Teens, Parents, School Teachers

Details

Websites:

- "Planet Science": exists to offer young scientists of school age the inspiration and excitement that will support their study of science at school and beyond; sections: primary schools students, secondary school students, parents/teachers

- "Planet SciCast" science short films web resource



Competitions:

- Annual "SciCast Awards": challenge people from all age groups to make mini movies of exciting science experiments

- "Making a Mint" (aimed at 7-14 year olds; objective: to grow your mint, then add as much value to it as possible, sell it and record the process) [2007/2008]



Education program: "idiscover"; helps young people (aged 11-14) develop the skills and attributes they will need in an innovation-driven society

[Date Added/Updated: Nov 22, 2012]