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Inventor’s Digest Essay Contest Ages 12-17

on July 10, 2009


Inventors Digest magazine is hosting a national youth essay
contest for National Inventors Month in August. Your assignment:
What will the world look like in 2059?

In 1959, the internal pacemaker, the microchip, the Barbie
doll and pantyhose were invented. Each was significant in
its own right. But that was so 50 years ago. Show us in 500
words or less what technology, tool or product will shape
our lives in 2059 and why. The Grand Prize includes:

-A laptop computer
-Your essay published in Inventors Digest
-A year’s subscription to the magazine
-Possible appearance on the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Everyday Edisons
-A killer T-shirt
-Brain-teaser games

Eligibility: All middle school and high school students
ages 12-17 in the United States. Grand prizes and two runners
up will be awarded for best middle school and high school

Download official entry and all permission forms online.
All essays must be original work of the student. Only 1 (ONE)
entry per student. Submit essays and forms to Inventors
Digest, info@inventorsdigest.com with Essay Contest in the
subject line or mail to Inventors Digest, Essay Contest,
P.O. Box 36761 Charlotte, N.C., 28236 or fax to 704.333.5115.
Include your birth date, school, address and phone number.
Submit essays Aug. 1-31, 2009.


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