November 29, 2020
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Race against time: Kilkenny students get revved up for exciting new challenge

Kilkenny’s second-level students are being encouraged to get in the driving seat for a new tech innovation all based around Formula 1 racing.

Members of Student Innovation Ireland and Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) advocates are looking for second-level schools in Wicklow to register and take part in the 2020/21 F1 in Schools education programme this autumn.

The F1 in Schools STEM Challenge raises awareness among schoolchildren all across the globe of STEM through Formula 1; it encourages students to think creatively, improve their skills, and gain confidence.

The programme is open to students aged between nine and 19 who come together in a team to design, build, and then race a miniature compressed air powered car.

Four Irish teams will who come through the competition will travel to compete in the F1 in Schools world finals in Melbourne next March.

Anyone interested in registering for F1 in Schools Ireland 2020/21 can do so by emailing  info@f1inschools.ie or by visiting f1inschools.ie. Registration closes on November 15, 2020.

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