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Competition: DuPont Challenge Science Essay. Grades 7-12

Rules-EligibilityThe 2011 DuPont Challenge invites students in grades 7-12 to write a 700 to 1,000-word essay discussing a scientific discovery, theory, event, or technological application that has captured their interest. Prize include $5,000-$2,000 U.S. Savings Bonds and a trip to Disney World and the Kennedy Space Center. Application process open Nov. 15, 2010 through Jan. 31, 2011.

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Students Win Engineering Contest

EngineerGirl! ContestThe National Academy of Engineering’s EngineerGirl! website announced on May 28 the winners of the 2010 EngineerGirl! – Survival Design Challenge Essay Contest. This year’s national contest asked students (grades 3-12) to describe how they would use the clothing or accessories they are wearing and items in the environment to survive or get the attention of a rescue party if they were lost during a field trip to a national forest. More than 800 students submitted essays. Prizes ranged from $500 for first place to certificates for honorable mentions.

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Essay Contest: R U Curious? Grades 1-12, Cambridge, Mass.

Students ages 5 to 18 are invited to take the Cambridge Science Festival’s Curiosity Challenge: Write an essay, draw or take a picture about your curiosity and tell us how it prompted you to explore your world. Then enter your essay or artwork in the Curiosity Challenge by submitting it at any Cambridge Public School or Cambridge Public Library branch or at the MIT Museum by Feb. 12, 2010.

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Essay Contest: Middle and High School, Richmond, VA

In celebration of National Engineers Week, the Richmond Joint Engineers’ Council (RJEC) is conducting two contests for Middle and High School students in the Richmond/Petersburg area, the annual essay contest and a new technology contest. Submisssion deadline: Jan. 20, 2010.

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K-12 Essay Contest: Survival Design

In this essay contest of EngineerGirl!, National Academy of Engineering, students are challenged to think like an engineer to solve a survival problem. In their essays, they must describe how to use the contents of a backpack and the surrounding environment to create shelter, gather food and water, or summon rescue. Please see the full description here or on the website for the specific requirements of this contest. Deadline: March 1, 2010.

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Essay Contest: Biomedical Breakthroughs, (Grades 7 & 8)

The essay contest “Biomedical Breathroughs and My Life” for 7th and 8th grade students in Washington, Oregon, Montana, and Idaho, invites essays on how biomedcial research has impacted, or has the potential to impact, someone students know personally. Entry deadline: Dec. 9, 2009.

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