This is an awesome international opportunity for African students between the ages of 14 -19 years to avail themselves. They must come from anywhere in Africa where multichoice operates. Entries can come in English, French or Portuguese
Man must rise above the Earth, to the top of the atmosphere and beyond, for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives. » (Socrates)
With reference to this quote, write an essay or design a poster to explain how satellites help us to understand and take care of our planet.
1200 to 1400 words (excluding bibliography)
Typed in Arial 12, 1.5 spacing or must be hand written, but clearly legible
All Pages must be properly numbered
Note that only hard copy entries will be accepted
Get creative wth your entries, you may include illustrations, graphics or diagrams
References (all sources consulted during the preparation of the entry must be cited)
Winning posters and essays from each country will compete for the overall prizes:
|Best overall essay:||A trip for two to Eutelsat in Paris and onwards to a rocket launch.|
|Best overall poster:||A trip for two to Eutelsat in Paris and a satellite construction facilities.|
|Runner up overall poster:||A trip for two to MultiChoice and the South African National Space Agency at Hartbeesthoek.|
|Runner essay award:||A trip for two to MultiChoice and the South African National Space Agency at Hartbeesthoek.|
The schools attended by the four overall winners will also receive a DStv installation, including a dish, TV, decoder and free access to the DStv Education Bouquet.
The closing date
Entries must reach us on or before close of business on 05 November 2015.
NO LATE ENTRIES WILL BE CONSIDERED.
Entries may not be bigger than A1 Size (420 X 297mm)
Only hard copy entries will be accepted
All poster entries must be accompanied by a typed or legible hand written summary containing the following headings:
- Summary of idea/concept
- References (all sources consulted during the preparation of the entry)
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