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Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology

 

Goals of the Competition 

·         Inspire student interest in engineering, science, and technology

·         Motivate students to pursue careers in these fields

·         Engage students in exciting, fun science-based activity

·         Enlist business/industry to become collaborative educational partners 

 

Attributes of the Competition 

·         Enhances teaching/teacher effectiveness

·         Reinforces classroom learning

·         Creates real-world academic challenge

·         Increases students’ interest in science

·         Exposes students to new career opportunities

·         Provides competition/fun

·         Promotes school spirit and sense of “community” 

 

Benefits to Students 

·         Increases understanding of technical concepts and scientific principles

·         Provides real-world engineering challenge

·         Encourages abstract thought, self-directed learning, and decision-making

·         Promotes team building, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct

·         Produces pride in success

 

 

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