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2nd Annual Global Folklorist Challenge

Explore a tradition in your community and share it with the world! In this Challenge, individuals or teams of students interview a local tradition bearer and submit the edited video to tell their story to the world. Teachers/Parents-check it out and submit before December 7, 2015 (ages 8-18, subject to eligibility requirements contained in the Challenge Rules)

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5th Annual Global Invent It Challenge

Coming January 2016! Think about a real world problem and come up with a solution. Individuals or teams of students become inventors, follow the Smithsonian Spark Lab steps of Invention and submit their invention idea as a video or PowerPoint. Get inspired by last year’s winners! (ages 5-14+)

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