Tuesday, 13 December 2016

"Cassini Scientist for a Day" competition



Cassini Scientist for a Day
The 2016/17 edition of the 'Cassini Scientist for a Day' competition is now open to entries. The competition is designed to give participants a taste of life as a space scientist.Students are invited to submit a 500-word essay explaining their choice of one of three targets imaged by the Cassini spacecraft, in orbit around Saturn, over the past few years.
To enter the competition school students (10 – 18 years old) need to find out as much as possible about the beautiful planet Saturn, its fascinating features, and mysterious moons. Students must then choose one of the three targets imaged by Cassini and write an essay to justify their choice to a panel of experts.
Winners of the competition will receive a special ESA goodie bag and certificate. In addition, the winning essays will be published on the ESA website.
The closing date for the competition is 23:59 GMT, 3 April 2017.
For more information about the Cassini Mission, visit: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov
For more information about the competition, visit: http://www.esa.int/Education/Be_a_Cassini_Scientist_for_a_Day_2016_2017_competition_is_open
TYS are invited to participate in the "Cassini Scientist for a Day" competition. Details and the entry form can be found here: /viewformhttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdLlSu7FCWcWBAfZP3y8p-3gnPvCWoMEENuRimOMrAEfEZyEg/viewform

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The 2016/17 edition of the 'Cassini Scientist for a Day' competition is now open to entries. The competition is designed to give participants a taste of life as a space scientist. Students are invited to submit a 500-word essay explaining their choice of one of three targets imaged by the Cassini spacecraft, in orbit around Saturn, over the past few years. To enter the competition school students (10 – 18 years old) need to find out as much as possible about the beautiful planet Saturn, its fascinating features, and mysterious moons. Students must then choose one of the three targets imaged by Cassini and write an essay to justify their choice to a panel of experts. Winners of the competition will receive a special ESA goodie bag and certificate. In addition, the winning essays will be published on the ESA website. The closing date for the competition is 23:59 GMT, 3 April 2017. For more information about the Cassini Mission, visit: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov For more information about the competition, visi

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