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February 4, 2015

Don't Miss Out!

Dear teachers,

Pardon the intrusion, but we wanted to let you know about several wonderful STEM opportunities for students before the application deadlines expired.
You will receive the regular eGFI Teachers' e-newsletter later in the month with a variety of fun, hands-on activities, feature stories, and other resources.

ASEE's Engineering, Go For It team
Summer Learning: Computer Science



The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program is a free, seven-week course of intensive instruction for high school sophomores and juniors in robotics, Web design, and mobile app development. The program includes mentoring, field trips, and workshops led by the computer industry's top female entrepreneurs and engineers.
Apply by midnight February 15, 2015. 

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Contest: DuPont STEM Essay



DuPont Challenge logo

The DuPont Challenge is one of the country's oldest and most prestigious essay competitions for students It focuses on scientific and technological developments that create solutions to such pressing global challenges as food, energy, and protecting the environment. The deadline for middle and high school students has been extended to  February 9, 2015. Entries for the new elementary-level storybook contest are due March 1.    


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Summer Learning: Science Camp

National Youth Science CAmp The National Youth Science Camp, one of the country's premier science education programs, offers graduating high school seniors a month of outdoor adventure and hands-on projects with students from around the country and world in the beautiful woods of West Virginia -- all travel costs and fees paid. Applications for the summer 2015 camp are due March 1.    


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Engineering 4 U. -- Submit a short video to the National Academy of Engineering about achieving the "Grand Challenges" by March 2 for a chance to win $25,000. Learn more.

Internet of Things
. Young women 13 to 18 design ways to improve the world by harnessing the power of connected technologies. First round is March 2015. Learn more.

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