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For Immediate Release

JUNE 8, 2007

Media Release

REGISTER NOW FOR SCIENCE NORTH'S 3RD ANNUAL F.I.R.S.T. LEGO® LEAGUE TOURNAMENT

PRESENTED BY ONTARIO POWER GENERATION

SUDBURY, ON – Registration is now open for Science North’s 3rd Annual F.I.R.S.T. LEGO® League Tournament. This year’s exciting robotics tournament is being held on Saturday, November 24th from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Inco Cavern at Science North. Registration is open to teams of children ages 9 to 14. There must be three (3) to 10 members on each team and at least one adult mentor.

Science North annually hosts a regional tournament in conjunction with the F.IR.S.T. LEGO League’s worldwide initiative.

Guided by adult mentors, participants aged 9 to 14 will face real-world engineering challenges. They’ll design, build and program robots with LEGO MINDSTORMS™ technology; learn teamwork skills, and research challenges facing today’s scientists. And best of all, learning will be great fun while preparing for, and competing in, this high-energy event!

2007 Challenge Theme: Power Puzzle
Alternative Energy Resources – Meeting the Global Demand
How do our personal energy choices to heat our homes, fuel our cars, charge our cell phones, power our computers, or even download music to our iPods impact the environment, economy, and life around the globe? Which resources should we use and why? Explore how energy production and consumption choices affect the planet and our quality of life today, tomorrow, and for future generations. Can F.I.R.S.T. LEGO League teams find the ultimate solution to this global Power Puzzle?

To register for the Science North F.I.R.S.T. LEGO League Tournament:

Team registration fee: $150 (Plus GST)

Included with registration: reserved pit area space, lunch, and admission to the science centre. Teams must provide their own LEGO MINDSTORMS robot(s) and register with F.I.R.S.T. before competing at Science North.

Science North’s 3rd annual F.I.R.S.T. LEGO League Tournament is proudly presented by Ontario Power Generation.

For more information or to register on-line, visit http://sciencenorth.ca/FLL

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Media contact:

Nancy Griffin
Marketing Specialist, Media & Communications
Science North
100 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON P3E 5S9
(705) 522-3701 ext. 276
[ mailto:griffin@sciencenorth.ca ]griffin@sciencenorth.ca
sciencenorth.ca

Michael Dolinar
Staff Scientist
100 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, ON P3E 5S9
(705) 522-3701, ext. 231
(1-800-461-4848. ext. 231)
[ mailto:dolinar@sciencenorth.ca ]dolinar@sciencenor[Marker]th.ca
sciencenorth.ca

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Media Contact:

Christine Catt
Marketing Specialist
Science North & Dynamic Earth
(705) 522-3701 ext. 227
catt@sciencenorth.ca
sciencenorth.ca

Science North is an agency of the Government of Ontario and a registered charity #10796 2979 RR0001. Dynamic Earth is a Science North attraction. IMAX® is a registered trademark of IMAX Corporation.

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