Foundation / Corporation
Toshiba - National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
02/08/21 11:59 PM EST (Receipt)
Opportunity for USA, Canada, and Territories K-12 student teams to participate in a STEM competition. The competition is intended to encourage students to focus on team-based learning, problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication skills. The competition encourages students to combine their imagination with their knowledge of science and technology to explore visions for the future.
A teacher will sponsor and lead students as they work in groups of 2 – 4 to simulate real research and development. A teacher will guide his or her students as they pick a current technology, research it, envision what it might look like in 20 years, and describe the development steps, pros & cons, and obstacles.
Each category will be judged separately, based on the abilities of students in those grades. ExploraVision has four categories:
GrantWatch ID#: 177808
First Prize - 4 teams; Second Prize - 4 teams; National Finalists - 8 teams; Regional Winners - 24 teams; Honorable Mentions - 500 teams
Up to $240,000 (at maturity value) in savings bonds and special gifts for winning students.
- First Prize (4 teams): U.S. EE Savings Bond worth $10,000 at maturity for each student
- Second Prize (4 teams): U.S. EE Savings Bond worth $5,000 at maturity for each student
- National Finalists (8 teams): An expense-paid trip to Washington, DC in June for ExploraVision Awards Weekend for each national winning student and one parent/legal guardian
- Regional Winners (24 teams): A technology/science-related gift for each student and an awards ceremony for each regional winning team at its school where the team will receive a winner's banner, plaque, and other gifts
- Honorable Mention (500 teams): A unique prize and certificate for each student
- All Participants: A certificate of participation and gift for every student whose team submits a complete project
- National Finalists: An expense-paid trip to Washington, DC in June for ExploraVision Awards Weekend for the coach of each national winning team and a one-year NSTA membership to coaches of the national winning teams.
- Regional Winners: A technology / science-related gift for the coach and mentor of each regional winning team
- All Participants: A certificate of participation and a gift for each coach and mentor of every team that submits a complete project
- Regional Winners: Technology or science-related gifts for each school of the regional winning teams
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