US science rapper Tom McFadden is hitting the road from 20th May on his New Zealand tour – visiting schools from Auckland to Dunedin thanks to support from the US Embassy and Klablab. Science Idol is a way of sharing Tom’s contagious passion for biology, rap, and making science fun.
Get involved and enter your own science song, and you could win a brand new iPad courtesy of KlabLab and a trip to Dunedin for you and a guardian to get your rap professionally recorded - just pick a scientific topic around "what makes us tick?" and then get creative!
Your song can be rap, pop, or punk. It can be an original or a cover. Perform it by yourself or with a group. Not feeling musical? It can even be spoken word.
Get scientific, get creative and have fun! As long as your performance is accurate, entertaining and conveys a scientific concept, you are good to go.
Enter Science Idol 2012
Get involved and enter! Here's what you need to do:
1. Pick a scientific topic
2. Write some lyrics
3. Make a 30 -120 second music video
4. Upload your video online to Vimeo or YouTube (or you can post it to us on DVD/USB)
5. Complete the Science Idol 2012 Online Entry Form (make sure you include your video url)
Science Idol National tour: 21st May - 1st June 2012
Entries Close: 17th June 2012
Finalists notified: 20th June 2012
Winners announced: 22nd June 2012
Grand prize-winner in Dunedin: 5th & 6th July 2012
For more information
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Promote the tour, print this Poster
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