Sep 28

Smithsonian and ePals® Kick-Off Second Annual Global Student Invention Contest

epals logoePals Corporation (TSX-V: SLN), an education media company and the world’s leading safe social learning network, today announced the launch of Invent It, the second annual invention contest for K-12 students in partnership with the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. The contest kick off is timed to coincide with the September 28th Smithsonian Teachers’ Night, an education expo of resources and best practices at Washington D.C.’s National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum.

The Invent It invention challenge is offered to teachers, students and parents worldwide through the free ePals and Smithsonian learning communities. This year the contest includes both a school theme and an opened-ended theme choice for students seeking more freedom in their creative projects.

The deadline for submitting inventions to the Invent It contest is January 4, 2013. For details and to enter an invention project, go to www.epals.com/invent-it

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