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AIChE K-12 STEM Outreach Competition

The AIChE K–12 STEM Outreach Competition is presented by the AIChE K-12 Committee and Executive Student Committee and is generously supported by the AIChE Foundation. Through the AIChE K-12 STEM Outreach Competition, AIChE seeks to:

  • Connect members of the AIChE & K-12 communities
  • Increase the AIChE community’s engagement in K-12 STEM Outreach
  • Build & grow a central repository of educational resources for use in K-12 STEM Outreach initiatives
Award details
Award

Awards will be presented at the conclusion of the event at the 2020 Annual Meeting. Award winning modules will be included in a central repository of educational resources for use in K-12 STEM Outreach initiatives.

EXECUTIVE STUDENT COMMITTEE AWARDS

For undergraduate student-submitted modules accepted for presentation and participation in the competition:

  • 1st Place Award & $500 USD
  • 2nd Place Award

K-12 COMMITTEE AWARDS

For non- undergraduate student submitted modules accepted for presentation and participation in the competition:

  • 1st Place Award
  • 2nd Place Award

     
AdministratorsK-12 Committee, Executive Student Committee (ESC)
Nomination Instructions

Interested participants must review and fulfill all eligibility criteria, requirements for modules, and all entry requirements in their entirety by the specified deadline in order to be considered for participation in the competition.

Please be advised that due to space limitations, we will not be able to accept all submitted modules for participation in the competition.

Instructions will be posted once the competition opens for 2020.

Evaluation Criteria

Modules will be assessed by volunteer judges on 10 criteria:

  • Feasibility – mobility, accessibility, & cost
  • Meaningfulness of objectives
  • Explanation of theory or concepts
  • Connection to real world application
  • Audience specialization
  • Audience interactivity
  • Innovativeness or creativity
  • Safety
  • Benefit to volunteers
  • Takeaway handouts

SponsorsAIChE Foundation