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Exhibit Challenge


Announcing the 2012 SEE Science Center Exhibit Challenge!

This challenge is extended to all:

  • Businesses
  • Schools
  • Individuals
  • Community Groups

The challenge is to develop, create, design, and produce a hands-on (interactive) exhibit that illustrates a basic principle or aspect of science, technology, engineering, and/or math. The general theme for the 2012 Challenge is Water.

Potential exhibitors will submit an on-line application. Please review SEE's exhibit design guidelines here before submitting your idea below.

Photo of current exhibit at SEEPulley chair exhibit,an example of an exhibit fabricated by an exhibit production firm.

current exhibit at seeAir cannon exhibit, an example of an exhibit made by SEE staff members.

A committee will review all applications and will present up to 5 applications for community consideration.

The total cost of design, fabrication and installation cannot exceed $25,000. Donated materials/labor or funding suggestions are strongly encouraged.

The review committee will consider, in addition to the SEE Science Center Exhibit Design Guidelines, other factors such as feasibility of funding, ability of winner to complete the task or to identify how the task will be completed, appropriateness of the topic, size constraints, and any other issue that might impact the successful completion of the Challenge.

The committee will only submit for community vote those applications which, in their judgment, would be acceptable additions to the exhibit floor. The committee's ruling is final. The community will vote on social media and one winner will be announced in early 2013.

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After the winning announcement, the winner will work with the SEE Science Center staff to plan for the construction, identify funding sources, build, and install the exhibit during the September 2013 shut-down period.

The winner/winning team will be invited guests to the SEE Celebrates 2013 Event
and will receive recognition at that event.

Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, local, municipal and provincial laws and regulations apply. All winners will be notified by mail. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated or illegible entries. Potential Finalists and/or a parent/legal guardian of each must sign a Release of Liability Form and Affidavit of Eligibility certifying that entrant's submission is his/her own original work, that the submission has not won a previous prize or award and that he/she has followed Official Rules. Affidavit and Release of Liability Form must be returned within five (5) days of attempted notification. Noncompliance within this time/return of notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate may be selected. All winners (or parent/legal guardian if entrant is deemed a minor in his/her state/province of residence) must execute a Release of Liability/Publicity Release Form prior to receiving their recognition. Winner consents to use of name/likeness/entry material in any manner by Sponsors for publicity/advertising/ trade without compensation, unless prohibited by law. By participating in this challenge, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused by participation in this challenge.

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