This year we published a compilation book in English and Spanish of the awarded stories of the first three editions of Science-me a Story. The book is free to download and we presented it at the Instituto Cervantes of Madrid on the 10th of November of 2021.
The very 1st edition of Science-me a Story launched on the 10th March 2018 and from then until the 20th May 2018, we received 31 stories participating in the category of Spanish stories and 21 stories participating in the category of English stories. All of them coming from a total of 9 countries.
After the great welcome and participation results of the 1st edition of Science-me a Story, we were very motivated to launch the 2nd edition. The 2nd edition opened on the 11th March 2019 and since that day until the 16th May 2019, we received 99 stories participating in the category of Spanish stories and 53 stories participating in the category of English stories, all of them coming from 33 countries!
Year after year Science-me a Story attracts the interest of more and more people, from writers, scientists, scientific communicators and many other science passionates to parents and professionals from the education sector looking to read and use these stories with children. The 3rd edition of this writing competition opened on the 18th February 2020 and since that day until the 20th April 2020, we received 107 stories participating in the category of Spanish stories and 130 stories participating in the category of English stories. These were coming from 42 countries!
Science-me a Story keeps growing. On the 4th edition of the contest, that opened on the 22nd of February of 2021 and closed on the 18th of April, we received 124 stories in Spanish and 68 in English. For he first time, we specified that poems could be sent and we expanded the judging panel from 4 to 6 members.
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