2019 Pitch Contest Deadline Extended

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Due to pending weather conditions on the East Coast, the video submission deadline for the Thomas Edison Pitch Contest 2019 has been extended! Please be sure to have your video submission in by February 28, 2019 to be eligible to receive your FREE Makers Kit (value $200) and your $300 Teacher/Mentor Stipend (for completing the contest).

However, please keep in mind that the sooner you submit your video, the sooner you will receive your Makers Kit and begin working on your project! To submit your video, go here.

WHAT SHOULD MY VIDEO INCLUDE?

The video should be 1-5 minutes. See the full video rubric in the manual here.

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Who was Thomas Edison?

Talk about Thomas Edison as an inventor and person. Information on Thomas Edison can be obtained in several ways. Some suggestions include:

http://www.nps.gov/edis/index.htm

www.edisonmuckers.org

www.thomasedison.org

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What do you plan to invent?

Talk about the invention you had in mind and what problem(s) it would solve. This can be a very loose description, as we understand that ideas may change after getting your materials and starting to build it.

 

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