Posted on October 17th, 2012 by Mary Lord
What do Jack-O-Lanterns have to do with engineering? Plenty, if you’re among the scores who participate in the pumpkin drops and launch contests that many engineering schools host around Halloween! There’s even an annual World Championship Punkin Chunkin’ contest in Delaware that attracts kids and adults alike.
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Tags: Competitions for Students, Contest, Halloween
Posted on April 22nd, 2011 by axb
Do you like to build big catapults? If so, you should definitely enter this contest!
Design Squad Nation wants you to BUILD BIG. Choose an activity from the DSN Web site, form a team, and build your own super-big version. Then take a video of your working design and upload it to YouTube.
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Tags: Competitions for Students, Contest
Posted on January 24th, 2011 by als
Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams are teams of high school students, teachers, and mentors that receive grants up to $10,000 each to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. The InvenTeam initiative, created by the Lemelson-MIT Program, is designed to excite high school students about invention, empower students through problem solving, and encourage an inventive culture in schools and communities.
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Tags: Competitions for Students, Scholarships
Posted on January 13th, 2011 by axb
Did you make a really cool science project this year? If not, would you like to? Google certainly hopes so.
This year Google, in partnership with Lego, CERN, National Geographic and Scientific American, is hosting their first global online science fair.
When: Entries are due by 1:59:59 PM EST on Thursday, 7 April, 2011. Register online here.
Who: Registration is open to anyone worldwide aged 13-18.
What: The Grand Prize winner (or winning team) will receive an incredible 10-day trip to the Galapagos Islands, along with $50,000 to be used towards the winners’ education. They will also have their choice of internship opportunities with each sponsoring company.
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Tags: Competitions for Students, Events, Scholarships
Posted on November 12th, 2010 by Jaimie Schock
The 2011 SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Environmental Excellence Awards recognize the efforts of students and teachers across the country who are working at the grassroots level to protect and preserve the environment. All K-12 schools in the United States and formally recognized school groups, such as a grade level, classroom or club are eligible to apply. Public, private and licensed home schools are also eligible. Awards include $10,000 for eight award-winning projects and all expenses-paid trip to a SeaWorld or Busch Gardens park for the awards event. DEADLINE: Dec. 1, 2010.
Filed under: Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-5, K-12 Outreach Programs | Comment »
Tags: Awards, Competitions for Students, Contest, Environment, Environmental, Ocean