ExploraVision, sponsored by Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association, encourages students to work in teams to explore a technology they already use and imagine what that technology might be like in 20 years. Prizes include U.S. savings bonds and notebook computers.
Deadline: Jan. 30, 2007
Library media specialists who make innovative use of information technology and are members of the American Association of School Librarians may apply for the Information Technology Pathfinder Award. Awards are made for K-6 and 7-12.
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2007
The Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation's awards program challenges teams of grades 6-8 students to apply the scientific method of problem solving to real-world community issues. Finalists receive $200 for idea development and an expense-paid trip to the Epcot Center. Prizes include U.S. savings bonds and a $25,000 grant.
Deadline: Feb. 12, 2007
The Kids Philosophy Slam Contest is designed to promote critical thinking in K-12 students.
Deadline: Feb. 16, 2007