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Published on Dec 4, 2012
SUBSCRIBE to our channel: http://goo.gl/aLpxX --- Can you explain science with seven everyday items? Scientific American's hardworking interns took the challenge and created this simple video using a whiteboard, a pen, rubber bands, paper clips, a shoelace, a plastic cup and a baseball. Create your own video masterpiece and submit it to Scientific American's Iron Egghead Video Contest. Details below:
**DEADLINE EXTENDED to December 17, 2012**
** The first 100 qualified submissions will receive a digital subscription to Scientific American, with access to an archive going back to 1993 plus the Tablet edition for the iPad.**
Enter IRON EGGHEAD - Scientific American's Video Contest
Can you explain science with 7 everyday objects? We're looking for videos that explain a part, process or system of the human body in two minutes or less. In addition to appearing on camera, contestants must use:
-Paper (or another equivalent writing surface) -Pen (or other writing implement, such as a pencil or crayon) -Rubber bands -Paper clips -String (or yarn, wire, etc.) -Cups (eg., paper, styrofoam, ceramic or other type of container) -Balls (eg., ping-pong ball, tennis ball, basketball)
A panel of judges will declare a winner, whose video will be featured on the Scientific American website along with runners-up. There will also be a viewer's choice selection.
The contest, conducted in partnership with SciVee, remains open to Dec 17, 2012. We will announce winners in January 2013. You must be 18 or older to enter.