If you are interested in participating in one of the science contests below, or any science contest for that matter, please check the information below and contact Mr. Fein (firstname.lastname@example.org) from the MTA Science Department.
Deadline: Not stated yet (registration not open yet either)
“In its second year, the Google Science Fair is the largest global online science competition that celebrates the curiosity and investigations of young scientists everywhere!”
3. Jerusalem Science Contest — Chidon HaMada HaYerushalmi
Open to any students although knowledge of Physics and Chemistry is helpful.
Winners compete for a trip to Israel for the finals and a Four-Year Scholarship to the Jerusalem College of Technology
There is a qualifying exam administered by the school. All qualifiers take weekly text-based exams in a particular field (for 2011-2012 it was Nuclear Energy). The top students become finalists.
Phone: (603) 228-4520
Registration Opens: 1/20/2012, Event is 5/2-6/2012
“JSHS is designed to challenge and engage students (Grades 9-12) in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Individual students compete for scholarships and recognition by presenting the results of their original research efforts before a panel of judges and an audience of their peers. Opportunities for hands-on workshops, panel discussions, career exploration, research lab visits and networking are planned. By participating in regional and national symposia, students may…”
Kathleen Meehan Coop – Director, NOSB
Phone: (202) 448-1232
Regional Competition: March 2012
The NOSB is a nationally recognized and highly acclaimed high school academic competition that provides a forum for talented students to test their knowledge of the marine sciences including biology, chemistry, physics, and geology.
Phone: (202) 586-3888
Regional Event Date: End of January or beginning of February
“National Science Bowl (NSB) is a highly competitive science education and academic event among teams of high school and middle school students who compete in a fast-paced verbal forum to solve technical problems and answer questions in all branches of science and math. Each team is composed of four students, one alternate student, and a coach. Regional and national events encourage student involvement in math and science activities of importance to the Department of Energy and the Nation.”
This is the largest research competition in New York City.
In the past, Elie Bochner and Shai Chester have been winners.
Information at the above WEB site. Registration is now open.
The first round is in March. This is very competitive.
Deadline: December 19
“The Lexus Eco Challenge is a life-changing opportunity for teens across the nation to make a difference in the environmental health of our planet, one community at a time”
Topic: Air and Climate
Teams start by choosing one of a few topics and identify a specific environmental issue within this topic that affects their local community