(Only applicable if you’re submitting a paper entry.) Is the font a standard at the bottom of this page. Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Program Entry Checklist. ExploraVision is a scientific national contest held in the United States and Canada, a joint Students and teachers/mentors complete a Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Awards Entry Form, signed by the students, coach and mentor, , John Ross Elementary – Edmond, OK, Hot Car Safety System, Locust Valley. Have you participated in ExploraVision or are you familiar with the http://www. 1. Read entry kit. 2. Fill out.
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Are there exactly five sample Web pages? Two, three, or four students may be on one team.
Coaches should not perform work on the project. Drawings or photographs or videos of the prototypes should appear on team Web sites.
Rules & Requirements
Both teams go on an all expense paid trip to Washington, D. Have you removed any report covers, binders or folders applies only to mail-in projects?
Is the font a standard point size or larger? Kir looking for ideas, have students look at the tools and technologies they use every day. They learn to visualize and invent in reference to what is known. Regional winners make a Web site and a prototype of their future vision. Students also benefit by working on communication and collaborative group skills and taking responsibility for their own learning. Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association reserve the entrt to use a student’s, coach’s or mentor’s name, photograph, quote, likeness, descriptive essay or sample Web pages for publicity and promotional purposes.
Exactly five Web page graphics are submitted, using only the space provided on the front of the form. A judging committee will select 24 teams, one for each grade-level category in each of the six regions. Therefore, students should devote at least two-thirds of the description to Future Technology, Breakthroughs, Design Xeploravision and Consequences.
Competing in a competition like ExploraVision gives all students the opportunity to be recognized for their good ideas and to win prizes. NSTA will offer extra resources and technical support to guide regional winners who request additional assistance with Web site creation.
A collage of graphics or photographs may be pasted onto the Web page graphic form. Present Technology 10 points History 10 points Future Technology 20 points Breakthroughs 15 points Design Process 10 points Consequences 10 points Bibliography 5 points Web Page Graphics 20 points The judging rntry for assigning points will be based on creativity, scientific accuracy, communication, and feasibility of vision. Ask an ExploraVision exlloravision.
It may be helpful to view actual Web sites on a computer prior to beginning on the five Web page graphics. Each of the 24 teams will create a Web site for their future technology using their original entry as a guide.
Sincemore thanstudents from across the United States and Exploravisin have competed.
Coaches are encouraged to submit all completed ExploraVision projects so that every student can be recognized for his or her effort. Coaches are not limited in the number of teams they may sponsor.
Every student had the experience of participating in a science forum, gaining valuable scientific experience, and developing their verbal presentation skills. They do not have to be exporavision devices. Present Technology History Future Technology Breakthroughs Design Process Consequences Does the project include a bibliography page not counted as part of the description?
Please remember to give proper credit in the bibliography to any non-original art work. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Abstract is clearly labeled and precedes the description.
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Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision | Sample Projects
Survival of the Freshest: Entry is submitted in English. The volume of entries makes it impossible to give individual critiques to entrants. Click here to register now! Every coach and mentor who sponsors a team with a complete entry will receive explorxvision small gift and a certificate of participation.
ExploraVision is more than a contest. Designed for K—12 students of all interest, skill and ability levels, ExploraVision encourages its participants to create and explore a vision of future technology by developing new enry to apply current science. Many creative and wonderful projects are disqualified each year because the team didn’t follow the rules. Teams have the option of selecting a mentor as an additional advisor.
There are from 16 exploravisikn 32 winners, depending on entrants. Students must be no older than 21 years of age. Some teachers have used the competition as a performance-based assessment of what their students have learned in science. To download an ExploraVision brochure, please click here. Student, teacher, and school names must not appear anywhere other than on the ExploraVision Awards Entry Form.
They must then identify what breakthroughs are required for their vision to become a reality and describe the positive exploraviaion negative consequences of their technology on society. Make sure you and a colleague review the checklist below before sending in an entry so you can ensure that the students’ creative efforts exploeavision not be disqualified. Present Technology — Give an overview of the present form of the technology, including some scientific principles involved in its functioning.