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Coding is the new team sport for future tech leaders and innovators. This year, teams will participate in three rounds of missions over a five-month period to become eligible for a Wonder Workshop sponsored Invitational Round in Spring 2018. Teams of kids, ages 6-8 and 9-12, will design solutions for real-world science and technology challenges by programming Dash & Dot. They will develop problem-solving and creativity skills while building meaningful relationships with their peers and having fun! Plus they will display their scientific thinking through authentic journaling. 

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Enter for a chance to win US$4000.

Are you a university student who loves developing video games? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of young students? 

If so, enter the IEEE STEM Video Game Competition today!

The 2017 IEEE STEM Video Game Competition challenges university students to create STEM video games for students ages 8-17. Winning games will be published on TryEngineering.org and IEEE TryComputing.org to be enjoyed by students and teachers globally.

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Navigator paper is celebrating 25 years of innovation by launching an app idea competition which challenges brilliant minds to come up with the best ideas that can make the digital world and office paper work together. 

The best idea will be awarded $20,000 USD, the runner up $7,500 USD and the third place $2,500 USD.

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The total solar eclipse is set to take place on August 21 this summer, stretching across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. Download the free Globe Observer app and help NASA collect scientific data during the eclipse as part of the citizen science program. During an eclipse, animals, plants, and environmental conditions are affected, with changes in temperature and clouds.

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MEC Data Challenge is a cutting-edge competition open to all enthusiastic scientist students in Europe who want to showcase their analytic and technical skills.

The participating students work in team (1-3 students) and have to develop algorithm for processing the significant cumulative big data from media sector:
• 3 500 000 data rows
• 475 users
• Desktop and mobile data

To reward the best teams, the three best projects will receive:
• 1st team: 3000€
• 2nd team: 1500€
• 3rd team: 500€

Deadline to submit proposals is:  June 25th 2017

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SnackDown is a multi round programming competition open to anyone with a knack for programming. Hosted by CodeChef, the competition was started in the year 2009.

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The STEM Voice™ Video Competition is a nationwide opportunity for students in grades 5 – 12 to explore the importance of STEM. The competition encourages you to be creative and use video to show how much you love STEM. Act it out, create an animation, sing it, but make sure it is appropriate for all ages. One semifinalist from middle school (grades 5-8), one semifinalist from high school (grades 9-12), and one semifinalist from the new Group category will be selected from each of the three regions.

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Google's Code Jam returns for the 14th year as one of the most challenging programming competitions in the world. The contest consists of multiple rounds of algorithmic puzzles, culminating in the World Finals at Google's office in Dublin, Ireland

Code Jam begins with a Qualification Round taking place on April 7, 2017 @ 23:00 UTC. The round is available for 27 hours.

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eWeek poster 2017

Engineers Week 2017, 19-25 February, is a time to:

  • Celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world
  • Increase public dialogue about the need for engineers
  • Bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents

More than a week-long event, Engineers Week is a year-round commitment to making a difference.

Check out some of the highlights of this year's celebration: 

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Thales Arduino

Project Arduino is a competition that’s designed to give an insight into what it’s like to work at Thales. Students were asked to build their own Thales-inspired project using Arduino, and create a video to promote it. This gave them the opportunity to work with some cutting-edge technology and win some big prizes in the process. The teams featured are already through the initial stages and each represents one of the seven regions which are participating in the competition: France, UK, USA, Netherlands, Singapore and China and Hong Kong.

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