This competition is part of the world initiative “Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013” (MPE2013) : http://www.mpe2013.org .
The typical modules submitted to this competition can be of four forms and should have some scientific explanations for the public:
- A module explaining how to realize a physical module in a museum.
- An interactive exhibit to be watched either on the web or in a museum.
- A film.
The competition will be open from January 2012 to May 15, 2012. The prize winners will be selected by an international jury nominated by MPE2013. The prize winners will be announced in August 2012.
The first, second and third prize winners will receive respective prizes of US$ 5000, US$ 3000 and US$ 2000. The winning modules will occupy a prominent place on the website of the exhibition. Moreover it is planned to show the modules of the overall winners in exhibitions and museums.