Academic Competitions for K-12 Students
Get your students involved! See these links to academic competitions:
Indiana Science Olympiad
(includes links to all regional, state, and national competitions)
Science Olympiad is a great tool that teachers can use to involve students in hand-on science activities.
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
“The Olympics, the World Cup, and the World Series of science competitions”
Junior Science and Humanities Symposium
First-place finalist receives a $4,000 undergraduate scholarship and an invitation to present his or her research at the National Symposium
Indiana Association of School Principals: Academic competitions
Spell Bowl, Super Bowl, Decathlon, and M.A.T.H.
This site describes interscholastic competitions for senior high, junior high/middle, and elementary school students.
Siemens Westinghouse Competition
The Siemens Westinghouse Competition in Math, Science & Technology continues the 50-year Westinghouse tradition of supporting math and science education in America. In the fall of each year, high school seniors are invited to submit independent research projects in the fields of science, math, engineering and technology. Students may enter as individuals or as part of a team.
Indiana State Mathematics Contest
Students can take mathematics exams ranging from pre-algebra to a comprehensive exam.
This is a coaching and competition program for middle school students nationwide that offers “a chance to explore cool mathematics that isn't always taught” in the classroom.
The Official Site for Math League Contests
Math League Contests build “student interest and confidence in mathematics through solving worthwhile problems.”
Odyssey of the Mind
The Odyssey of the Mind School Program “fosters creative thinking and problem-solving skills among participating students from kindergarten through college.”
NAQT Quiz Bowl Links
Check out these helpful resources for Quiz Bowl participants.