Beijing youth science competition to be held in Fangshan
Updated: 2014-03-24 19:18
By Wang Ru (chinadaily.com.cn)
The 34th Beijing Youth Science Creation Competition will be held from March 27 to 30 in Fangshan district, Beijing.
Organized by the Beijing Association for Science and Technology, the annual competition has become a platform to demonstrate science and technology practices and innovations ranging from robots to environmental pollution research from elementary and middle school students in Beijing.
Beijing Technology and Business University will host the event. It will be the first time that a university has hosted the event.
During the event, scientists will be invited to give speeches and teaching seminars to students.
Around 300,000 students from Beijing have participated in this year' preliminary contest. Students have submitted 1,885 pieces of science work, and 196 candidates will compete for "The Mayor's Awards", which will be awarded to the 10 best pieces.
Students and teachers from 12 countries and regions will participate in the event.
"We hope that the international participants will inspire Chinese students and bridge us to a broader science world," said Zhou Lijun, vice-chairman of Beijing Association for Science and Technology.