Contests, Awards, and More!

​Hello everyone! Hope your week is going splendidly so far!
There are so many programs, contests and competitons, available to students for various rewards and scholarships. Teaching Today shares a variety of these in each issue. Here are a couple from our most recent issue:
Doodle 4 Google
Doodle 4 Google is an annual program 

that invites kindergarten through grade 12 stu-

dents in the United States to use their artistic 

talents to think big and redesign the Google 

homepage logo for millions to see. This year, 

students can create a doodle that tells the 

world “What I see for the future.”

A scholarship of $30,000 and a technol-

ogy grant of $50,000 are awarded

Deadline: Entries are due December 2, 2016
Website: doodles.google.com/d4g
eCYBERMISSION
eCYBERMISSION is a web-based 

science, technology, engineering, and math-

ematics (STEM) competition free for students 

in grades 6 through 9 where teams can compete 

for state, regional, and national awards while 

working to solve problems in their communi-

ties. Teams must choose a Mission Challenge 

then identify a specific community problem 

that can be addressed through research and 

experiments. This year’s Mission Challenges 

include alternative sources of energy; envi-

ronment; food, health, and fitness; forces and 

motion; national security and safety; robotics; 

and technology.

Deadline: Team registration deadline is 

December 7, 2016
Website: http://www.ecybermission.com/HowTo-

Compete
Check out page seven in our current issue for more! http://www.teachingtodaymn.com/TTMNNov2016.html

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