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College Students: Volunteer with eCYBERMISSION and See the Big Picture

Ever considered the opportunity to offer your help or engage with someone you might learn something from? Volunteering with the eCYBERMISSION STEM competition provides an awesome platform for college students to do so. In 2013, an estimated 62.6 million American citizens volunteered, with 26% of those volunteers devoting their time to educational opportunities. This paints […]

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STEM competition for middle grades

Passing along some information — From Elizabeth Deakin: Heading into its 10th year, eCYBERMISSION is a free, web-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics competition for students in grades 6-9. Your students can compete against other students in their grades for state, regional, and national awards. Teams consisting of 3-4 students and a team advisor would […]

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Welcome back for the 2011–2012 school year!

I know this is a really busy time for teachers, but before we slide further into the fall, I wanted to focus on an exciting new competition we announced earlier this summer. NSTA has partnered with the Department of Energy and is challenging students in grades 3–8, together with their teachers and parents, to compete […]

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Science fairs and alternatives

I have my eighth-grade honors physical science classes do traditional science fair projects (trifold board display with research essay and lab report). This year there has been some discussion within our department about giving students alternatives. The students would be able to choose what type of project they want to do (so those who are […]

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President Obama recognizes NSTA student competition winners

Middle school students Anika Patel and Angela Riggins, shown here, from Forest Ridge School in Bellevue, Washington, exhibited their 2010 first-place ExploraVision project titled Ecological Paper Printer and Ink Collection today at the White House during the White House Science Fair, hosted by President Obama. In addition to Anika and Angela, students representing 36 competitions […]

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Ontario ExploraVision winners honored

More than 30 student teams from across Ontario were honored at a reception in April. The teams received honorable mention awards in the 2010 Toshiba ExploraVision competition. Ralph Hyatt, president and CEO of Toshiba of Canada, presented each team with a $100.00 gift certificate, reports Melissa Moore of Toshiba of Canada Limited. A drawing was held for a […]

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