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ODYSSEY OF THE MIND: WORLD'S LARGEST EDUCATION COMPETITION

 ODYSSEY OF THE MIND: WORLD'S LARGEST EDUCATION COMPETITION
 IBM's Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem-solving curriculum in which more than 1 million young people from kindergarten through college match wits, coming up with creative solutions to a variety of problems. Competitions are staged regionally and statewide with those who triumph going on to the World Finals, the largest education competition in the world. Odyssey of the Mind is now at play in schools Beijing to Brooklyn -- and in Washington, too.
 Washington Citywide Finals
 DATE: Saturday, March 7
 PLACE: Eastern High School, 17th and East Capital streets, N.E.
 TIME: 9-11:30 a.m. -- competition
 12:30-1 p.m. -- awards ceremony
 The Problems:
 Design, build and run five small vehicles through an obstacle course while transferring a flag from one vehicle to the next and trying to break a balloon target; create and present a performance of "Alice in OMerland" with music, poetry, something that increases in size, or something that becomes animated; design and build a balsa wood structure that weighs no more than 15 paper clips but can support weight approaching 1,000 pounds; create clowns and perform a skit that teaches something about natural science and/or the physical world.
 IBM -- Corporate Sponsor
 IBM provides major funding for OM curriculum materials to more than 12,000 schools and organizations throughout the world. IBM also encourages its employees to volunteer as coaches, judges, problem captains, supplying training videos and other in-kind services.
 Coverage of this exciting, colorful, highly visual educational competition is invited.
 CONTACT: Andi Glaze of Stone/Hallinan Associates, 212-489-5590, or Thirza Neal, 202-767-7033, both for Odyssey of the Mind.
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