Innovation can happen at any age—that’s why the Ontario Science Centre (OSC), supported by The W. Garfield Weston Foundation, created the Weston Youth Innovation Award, an annual award program that recognizes an individual or group of teenagers who have come up with a great new idea to tackle a problem facing our planet.
What will it take to win the 2010 Weston Youth Innovation Award? Creativity, ingenuity and a commitment to creating a better Earth through science and/or technology.
Judges are looking for individuals or groups who:
Eden Full, winner of the inaugural 2009 Weston Youth Innovation Award, created and built a passive solar tracker that moves solar panels towards the sun using environmentally friendly and inexpensive products that can commonly be found in developing countries… a pretty innovative project for a grade 12 student.
Entries for the 2010 Weston Youth Innovation Award are due on January 31. The winner will receive:
For more information or to submit your project, visit ontariosciencecentre.ca/innovationaward.