Projects are conducted in the following subject areas: work environment, biology, chemistry, geo- and space sciences, mathematics/IT, physics and technology.
All children and young adults ages 9 - 21 can take part in the “Jugend forscht” contest. Those interested in submitting a research project or experiment can register on the “Jugend forscht” website either as an individual or with a group of up to three people.
The next contest will take place February 15-16, 2019, at the Lautertal Hall in Donzdorf. The award ceremony will be held at the EMAG Forum in Salach, Germany.
The deadline for entering is 11/30/2018.
“Jugend forscht” is Germany’s most renowned youth contest and it has been held since 1965. “Schüler experimentieren” is the junior category of the “Jugend forscht” contest. In Donzdorf, work was presented in the fields of biology, physics, work environment, chemistry, technology, mathematics/IT and geo- and space sciences. Among the 69 participants in total, 30 were girls.
In 2018, the panel of experts at the Staufen/Alb regional “Jugend forscht” contest assessed a total of 38 projects in seven subject areas.
The city of Donzdorf organized the Staufen/Alb regional contest for the first time as a partner organization. This was one of a total of 11 regional “Jugend forscht” youth science contests in Baden-Württemberg.
A total of 69 children and youths presented their projects in 7 different fields under the motto “The future—I’m shaping it” on February 17 and 18, 2017.
Among the projects presented to a panel of experts and to the public, 9 came from the “Schüler experimentieren” category (up to age 14) and 22 from the “Jugend forscht” category (ages 15 to 21).