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Texas Instruments Video Competition

Ever wondered what your school could do with new data logging kit worth £2000?

Schools up and down the country are being invited to take part in a national competition to win £2000 worth of data logging equipment, courtesy of the innovative STEM subject resources provider, Texas Instruments.

This exciting opportunity is open to all UK schools that take up a free 30-day equipment loan from Texas Instruments and then upload a short video of their class using the kit in a curriculum related science lesson. The best video, as chosen by Texas Instruments, will win new data-logging kit for their school.

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Students using a data logging system to monitor the purity of water

Texas Instrument’s loan service enables teachers with limited budgets to explore the use of its technology to enhance teaching and learning in subjects such as biology, chemistry and physics. Explaining the background behind the competition, Andrea Forbes from Texas Instruments comments:

“TI is one of the biggest semiconductor companies in the world, so we have a vested interest in helping to prepare students for the STEM careers of tomorrow. There are some great examples of interactive science lessons in schools around the country and we think that giving teachers and students a chance to share these with each other is a fantastic idea!”

To be in with a chance of winning, book a free equipment loan by calling 00800 4842 2737 and then film a snippet of it in use as part of a related lesson. For ideas and inspiration, visit Video clips should last for at least two minutes and can be uploaded to the Texas Instruments YouTube channel through the YouSendIt service dedicated drop box here>

The closing date for entries is 30th June 2012.

For more information about Texas Instruments and its range of advanced classroom tools designed to enable students and teachers to interactively explore STEM subjects, click here.
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