Posted on December 12th, 2016 by Mary Lord
Working with a teacher, teams of up to 4 students pick a current technology, research it, envision what it might look like in 20 years, and describe the development steps, pros and cons, and obstacles. Submissions are due February 6, 2017.
Sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association and Toshiba, this year’s contest is linked to the Next Generation Science Standards. More than 350,000 students in the United States and Canada have participated in ExploraVision since its 1992 debut.
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Posted on November 23rd, 2016 by Mary Lord
Middle and high school STEM teachers can win up to $5,500 in cash, technology, and funds to cover the cost of attending either the 2017 ASEE or NSTA annual conference in Vernier Software & Technology’s engineering contest. Apply by February 15, 2017.
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Posted on July 31st, 2015 by Mary Lord
Science competitions can pave the path toward STEM degrees and careers. But low-income students often face barriers to participation.The nonprofit Society for Science & the Public, which runs the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, is launching a pilot program to recruit and pay teachers and counselors to coach students through the process.
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Posted on November 27th, 2013 by Mary Lord
The DuPont Challenge is an essay competition for students in grades 7-12 that runs through January 31, 2014. It focuses on scientific and technological developments that create solutions to pressing global challenges, such as feeding the world or protecting the environment. Students and their sponsoring teachers can win more than $100,000 in awards, including a trip to Disney World and NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
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Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Jaimie Schock
Shell Eco-marathon is a global challenge that motivates students to drive farther than their peers on one gallon of fuel. Student teams participate in one or both of the Prototype and UrbanConcept classes. The Prototype class invites student teams to enter futuristic streamlined vehicles focused on maximizing fuel efficiency through innovative design elements, such as drag reduction.
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Posted on October 12th, 2012 by Jaimie Schock
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl is a nationwide academic competition that tests students’ knowledge in all areas of science. High school and middle school students are quizzed in a fast paced question-and-answer format similar to Jeopardy. Competing teams from diverse backgrounds are comprised of four students, one alternate, and a teacher who serves as an advisor and coach.
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Posted on March 8th, 2012 by Jaimie Schock
The Potato Chip Challenge from Wondergy is a nationwide K-12 engineering challenge that has students designing a package to protect a potato chip being sent through the mail. In order to win, the crunchy snack food must arrive at its destination intact and undamaged.
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Posted on November 14th, 2011 by Mary Lord
Registration is now open for eCYBERMISSION, the U.S. Army’s free, web-based STEM competition for students in grades 6 to 9. Now in its 10th year, the competition seeks to foster student innovation, creativity, and interest in studying and pursuing STEM fields. Winners can get up to $8,000 in U.S. EE Savings Bonds. Registration for teams closes December 16, 2011.
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