Primary schools throughout Ireland are being encouraged to take part in Rapid Online’s Young Inventors 2014 Competition in a bid to find the country’s next big inventor. Any pupil who is bursting with ideas and enthusiasm is encouraged to enter the competition by Friday November 21st 2014. They have the opportunity to win one of five LEGO Education WeDo Construction Sets for their entire classroom to enjoy and a complimentary LEGO Education WeDo Software and Activity Pack.
Each WeDo Construction Set helps teach children skills related to programming, languages, maths, science and technology. The WeDo Software and Activity Pack works alongside the construction set, with the software made up of drag-and-drop programming powered using LabVIEW technology, and the activity pack providing kids with up to 24 hours of learning tools, split up into 12 fun activities.
To enter Rapid Online’s Young Inventors 2014 Competition, either email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the competition’s official page on Rapidonline.com. Classroom worksheets will be provided through PDF files for pupils to complete, with entries judged and marked out of ten for creativity, drawing and practicality of invention. Winning and runner-up entries will be featured on Rapid Online’s Twitter and Facebook channels.