IEEE Members: Mentor Students in the 2015 IEEE Spark Innovation through Animation Competition!

The IEEE Educational Activities Board is delighted to announce the 2015 IEEE Spark Composite image of multiple hands drawing doodles with chalk on(spark.ieee.org) Innovation through Animation Competition to excite pre-university students about engineering, computing, and technology. Competition participants are invited to create and record an original animation based on the theme “Smart!” such as “Smart Homes,” “Smart Cars,” or other Smart technologies.

Any IEEE member, including student or graduate student members and IEEE
Young Professional members, can nominate and mentor 12-18 year old students from within their family, friendship circle, or local schools to participate in the competition. Entrants can submit animations in teams of up to three students. Only one animation may be submitted per student.

Entries may be developed with or without the use of technology (e.g. flipbook style animation, software created animation, etc.) Once submitted, the animation will be reviewed by a panel and all will be eligible for online voting.

Winners will receive an award of an iPad Mini, a congratulatory letter to their school, a t-shirt, and their animation will be announced and featured on the IEEE Spark website (spark.ieee.org). Please note that only one prize will be awarded per winning group.

IEEE Members should submit the animation on behalf of their pre-university student(s) on http://bit.ly/1s8LINs by 11:59PM EST on 1 November 2015.

For additional information please see the IEEE Spark Innovation through Animation Official Rules

 

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