Archive for the ‘Student Opportunity’ Category

Get Real Competition – Win Devices for the Classroom

The CK-12 Foundation is holding it’s Get Real Competition where students are challenged to Explain Concepts using Real World Applications and have the opportunity to Win Devices for the classroom. Here is one of last year’s winners. Submissions are being accepted until November 26, 2013 so get your students started today for a chance to […]

Texas Environmental Excellence Awards

Know of a great environmental project? The state of Texas is accepting applications and nominations for the 21st Annual Texas Environmental Excellence Awards (TEEA), the highest environmental honor in the state. By recognizing the inspiring efforts of businesses, local governments, schools, students, individuals, and other entities, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is embracing […]

The Role of Computation in Protecting the Environment

The following opportunity is provided by The University of Texas.  Please contact them directly if you have any questions regarding this opportunity.   High school teachers and students, as well as undergraduates, are invited to attend “The Role of Computation in Protecting the Environment,” a one-day workshop (July 9th) on the use of science and […]

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) Summer Transportation Institute (STI)

Below is information on a student opportunity.  Please contact Prarie View A&M Directly with any questions: Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) conducts a Summer Transportation Institute (STI) for rising 11th and 12th grade students (students who have completed 10th or 11th grade by summer). The 2013 STI is a four week program that is funded […]

Hot Science – Cool Talks Diagnosing Ourselves

The University of Texas at Austin presents Hot Science – Cool Talks throughout the year and the next lecture will be April 4, 2013 at 7:00 pm.   Topic:  Diagnosing Ourselves: Take Two Assays and Don’t Call Me in the Morning Where: Student Activity Center Auditorium at UT Austin Who: Interested science educators and students […]

Deadline Extended to Feb. 26

Do you know a few current high school seniors who shows superior academic proficiency in mathematics or science?  Would they be excited for the opportunity to explore different topics related to science during a summer program in West Virginia’s Potomac Highlands? If so, consider encouraging them to apply for the 2013 National Youth Science Camp […]

GLOBE at Night – An awesome way to review process skills

How well do your students understand the processes behind scientific inquiry?  Do they know the difference between controls and variables?  Can they imagine an investigation encompassing the entire Earth and conducted by citizen scientists? GLOBE at Night is a great way to involve your students in a large-scale science investigation to study the amount of […]

WISH Program for Female High School Juniors

WISH wants female high school juniors from across the country to participate in our project! Your adventure starts with an online community and culminates with a summer experience at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Summer 2013. Applicants need to be: U.S. citizens Current female high school juniors during the 2012-2013 school year Interested and […]

Fotodyne Life Science Art Contest

        Fotodyne Incorporated is looking for original, eye-catching artwork to use in their promotional literature.  The winning student will receive $300 and their school will receive an electrophoresis chamber and teaching kit.   Deadline is November 30, 2012. Visit them online for more information

Aerospace Program for High School Juniors

  Deadline to apply is November 2, 2012. The High School Aerospace Scholars Program at NASA encourages high school juniors to explore exciting career possibilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. This is accomplished by using the centralized theme of space exploration to engage students in activities and offering hands-on engineering experiences at NASA Johnson […]