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Argyle Students Enter Khan Academy Junior Breakthrough Challenge

October 17, 2017

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Photo by Julia Hauert, Grade 12 Digital Media Academy student at Argyle Secondary School.

Argyle Secondary Student, Zahra Ali Vink, Grade 9, (pictured right) recently created a video entry for the Khan Academy Junior Breakthrough Challenge, which focuses on math and science.

With the help of fellow Argyle student, Sammi Bradford Niemi, Grade 11, who is enrolled in the Digital Media Academy program, the two collaborated their efforts to create the video entry, all while inspiring the Argyle community.

To view Zahra's contest entry, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRU8mzlo-Qk.

About the Challenge

In partnership with The Khan Academy, The Junior Breakthrough Challenge is an annual global competition for students to inspire creative thinking about science and mathematics.

Students ages 13 to 18 from countries across the globe are invited to create and submit original videos (five minutes in length maximum) that bring to life a concept or theory in the life sciences, physics or mathematics. The submissions are judged on the student's ability to communicate complex ideas in engaging, illuminating, and imaginative ways.

Be sure to check the Breakthrough Junior Challenge website on October 23, to see which videos make it to the Popular Vote and cast your vote for your favorite video.

On behalf of the North Vancouver School District we wish you the best of luck, Zahra!