Samsung has announced 10 National Finalists in the 11th year of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest. These schools have each won $65,000 in Samsung tech and classroom materials. Now, it is preparing for a virtual Pitch Event on April 28. It will be live-streamed to the public, from roughly 10 am to 2 pm EST, at SamsungSolveforTomorrow.com.
The 10 National Finalists are tackling problems related to COVID-19, human trafficking, social justice, and more. Here is the link to the press release on the Samsung Newsroom.
The Community Choice voting period has officially kicked off and you can log on to samsung.com/solve to watch all 10 videos and vote for your favorite to win an extra $15,000 in Samsung tech. There will be 2 winners this year!
Girls Who Game (GWG) is an extracurricular program sponsored by Dell Technologies, Intel, and Microsoft that provides an opportunity for girls in grades 4–8 and underserved students across North America to learn more about gaming as a learning tool, while developing their global competencies, such as communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity.
The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum provides unique fieldtrip opportunities for teachers and students to engage with the museum’s content online. Among the museum’s offerings are “Earth and Its Place in the Universe” (grades 5–12); “Finding Our Way: Geography and GIS” (grades 6–8)); “Living Through History” (grades 1–8); and “Paper Airplane Design” (grades 3–8).
The online Science Journal for Kids and Teens reports on cutting-edge, peer-reviewed science research adapted for students and their teachers. Articles can be selected according to reading level and/or subject field.