STEM Competitions

 Luring Young Web Warriors Is a U.S. Priority. It’s Also a Game  (New York Times, 3-25-2013) describes how the U.S. is “scouring high schools for hackers” by hosting contests that “aim to get students excited about cyberdefense.” Have you heard of other competitions that engage students in STEM subjects?

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  1. Alicia Russell says:

    At MIT, the InvenTeam initiative, created by the Lemelson-MIT Program sponsors InvenTeams – teams of high school students, teachers, and mentors that receive grants up to $10,000 each to invent technological solutions to real-world problems. Each InvenTeam chooses its own problem to solve. Here are the teams for this year:

    National Press Release for 2012-2013 InvenTeams (PDF)
    Alumni Involvement Opportunities Lemelson-MIT Program and InvenTeams (PDF)

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