The contest challenges students in grades 6-12 to show how STEM can be applied to help improve their local communities. 300 state finalists will be selected to submit an activity plan. This Contest focuses on how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (“STEM”) can be applied to help improve your local community.
Entry Form Questions:
- What is the biggest problem,challenge or issue faced by your school community that you will tackle for your Solve for Tomorrow project? (not to exceed 200 words in length)
- How can STEM be applied to address this problem,challenge or issue? (not to exceed 200 words in length)
Each national winner school receives a $100K prize package including Samsung technology and classroom resources. Plus, all teams get to attend the Final Event in Washington DC to meet with congressional leaders in April.
Entry Period began on Thursday, August 29, 2019 and ends on Wednesday, October 23, 2019. The Contest will be divided into four phases.
The Contest is open only to legal residents of the fifty United States, who are twenty one years of age or older, and currently employed as full-time teachers in a public Middle School, Junior High School, or High School, grades 6-12, including Charter Schools that are 50% or more publicly funded. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Entrants are responsible for confirming whether their school has any policies or restrictions concerning participation in Contests such as this prior to entering. The awarding of prizes is subject to such school policies. If, for any reason, any school is unable to accept a prize, including due to school policies, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will not have any further obligation to such school. Prizes will be awarded to the school for the benefit of the teacher submitting the Entry. By entering the Contest, you authorize the Sponsor and Administrator to communicate with you via email, phone, voice mail messaging or by text messaging to communicate Contest information.
You may enter the Contest by visiting www.Samsung.com/Solve during the Contest Entry Period and following the directions to complete and submit the Official Entry Form. Entry Note: Your answers to the questions on the Entry Form will be judged to determine which entrants will advance to Phase Two of the Contest.