Regional Youth Research Competition at the TU Ilmenau
On February 8, the West Thuringia regional competition of Jugend forscht will be held at Technische Universität Ilmenau. 120 children and young people will present to a jury of experts the work they have previously carried out in 50 research projects on a wide range of scientific topics - schoolchildren aged 10 to 14 in the "Schüler experimentieren" competition for young scientists and teenagers and young adults aged 15 to 21 in "Jugend forscht". Anyone who would like to look over the shoulders of the young researchers is invited to come to the public presentation on February 8 at 2:30 p.m. and the subsequent award ceremony at 4 p.m. in the Humboldtbau on the TU Ilmenau university campus. Representatives of the media are welcome to attend.
The nationwide "Jugend forscht - Schüler experimentieren" competition is held simultaneously throughout Germany under the motto "Make ideas big". The competition aims to encourage children, teenagers and young adults to immerse themselves in the exciting world of research and science.The topics covered by the young researchers' entries in the competition are wide-ranging, from organic solar cells to "incredible" bicycle tires, gene doping in competitive sports and 3D cell cultures.
Children and young people from elementary schools, regular schools and high schools in Ruhla, Neudietendorf and Ilmenau are taking part in the West Thuringia regional competition. After preparing individually or in teams for weeks or even months, the time has finally come on February 8, when they will present their 50 projects from the research areas of the working world, biology, chemistry, earth and space sciences, mathematics/computer science, physics and technology to a jury of experts at the Technical University of Ilmenau. The winners of the seven regional competitions in Thuringia qualify for the state competition on March 31 in Jena. The grand national final will then be held in Bremen from May 18 to 21.
Media invitation Regional Competition West Thuringia Youth research:
TU Ilmenau, Humboldtbau, Kirchhoffplatz
08.02.2023, 14:30 Public presentation | 16:00 Award ceremony
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