Youth Innovation Competition
The Paradigm Challenge, a global youth innovation competition, challenges students aged 4-18 to generate new ideas for reducing waste in homes, classrooms, communities, or the world. Entries can be inventions, public service announcements, apps, community events, etc. Prizes include: $50K in teacher grants, $150K in student prizes, and all-expense paid patent applications. Learn more and apply by May 1, 2017.
STEM Information From NASA
Dig deeper at NASA’s “From Hidden to Modern Figures” site or check out this “Engaging Girls in STEM” resource list: https://tinyurl.com/zbblnv4. Great anytime, but also very timely for both African American History Month and Women’s History Month. To stay up to date year-round, join NASA’s Museum Alliance - a free community of practice for informal educators and organizations that provide STEM learning. For more info or to join: https://informal.jpl.nasa.gov/museum/About.