With just nine days to go until the closing date for Google Science Fair 2013, there are still opportunities to Hangout On Air with the experts.
Is it scientifically possible to actually change the way a person’s genes work, just by changing the way they eat and exercise? That’s the question which will be asked by
Dr Dean Ornish on Wednesday (April 24), in his talk Your Genes Are Not Your Fate: Change Your Lifestyle, Change Your Genes.
You can join the session live at 8pm on Wednesday evening.
And on Friday hear National Geographic Explorer Iain Couzin explain why different kinfds of fish, birds, animals and insects act as one when they swarm. He’ll be looking at the scientific principles that guide collective behaviour and what it can teach us about nature and ourselves.
Swarm! The Science of Collective Behaviour will be live on Field Trip Friday (April 26) at 5pm.
Google Science Fair 2013 calls on students to put their science and engineering projects online to compete for prizes, scholarships and once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The Fair is being backed by The LEGO Group, along with CERN, National Geographic and Scientific American.
Projects being entered in the 2013 competition need to be submitted by Tuesday, April 30, 2013. To find out more about submitting your project, visit the Google Science Fair website where you’ll discover lots of hints and tips to help you. You’ll also find inspirational stories about the winners of last year’s competition.