Students in grades 3-8! Now is the chance to enter your invention!

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Deadline for entries Friday , February 17, 2017. Final Competition: Sunday, April 2, 2017. Calling All Young Inventors. In keeping with the legacy of inventor Antonio Meucci, The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is pleased to announce the: The 2017 Antonio Meucci Young Inventors’ Competition

Throughout his lifetime, Antonio Meucci was responsible for many inventions, improvements and ideas. These inventions included smokeless candles, coffee and tea filtering systems, oil/kerosene lamps and most notably, the telephone. The contest is open to New York City students in grades 3-8. Categories: Grades 3-4, Grades 5-6, Grades 7-8. Students are to present an original idea for a new invention or an improvement to an existing one.

Cash prizes will be awarded to individuals or groups for best inventions.
• 3 First Place Winners will receive $200.00 each.
• 3 Second Place Winners will receive $100.00 each
• 3 Third Place Winners will receive $50.00 each.
• For group entries, the awarded prize will be presented to the group representative who will divide it equally among the group members.

Deadline for entries Friday , February 17, 2017
Final Competition: Sunday, April 2, 2017

Staten Island Tech High School
485 Clawson St, Staten Island, NY 10306

To request rules and an applications please e-mail Marianna Randazzo, Director of School Programs mrandazzo@garibaldimeuccimuseum.org

Preliminary judging will be done at the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum and finalists will be notified and asked to present a final project to a panel of judges at the final competition.
Mail or drop off entries: Garibaldi Meucci Museum, 420 Tompkins Ave. Staten Island, NY 10305.

Special thanks to the Nicotra Foundation

SOURCE: Garibaldi-Meucci Museum

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