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mark your calendar APRIL 5 APRIL 20 Junior Science and Humanities Symposia- Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge-Students in grades 5-8 begin by submitting a APRIL 15 The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes- Teachers nominate students ages 8-18 who have worked on projects focused on helping their communities or protecting the health and sustainability of the environment. National Academic Championship-Teams of stu- dents in grades 6-12 register to compete in contests held in Chicago, New Orleans, or Washington, DC. Student Electronic Music Composition Competition-Teachers submit entries of students in elementary through high school. contests-calls-competitions video entry in which they explain a scientific concept. APRIL 21 Technovation Challenge-Teams of female students ages 10-23 submit an app that addresses a problem in their community. APRIL 22 Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest-Students in any grade may submit a bridge design they created using competition-specific software. High School Physics Photo Contest-Students in grades 9-12 submit photos in one of three categories. grades 9-12 submit research papers on water-related projects at the state, national, and then international level. State deadlines vary; see website for details. Planning for College? s When it's time to apply for college or to decide which one to attend, Imagine's college reviews are an invaluable resources. Filled with the honest opinions of students who attend or attended the featured school, our reviews provide an insider's look at selective colleges and universities across the country, from Dartmouth and Georgetown to Stanford and Reed. See the full list and find ordering information at about/college_reviews.html. 46 imagine MAY 16 Brower Youth Awards-Activists ages 13-22 who have demonstrated outstanding leadership on a project with a positive environmental or social impact may apply. MAY 15 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize-Students in ew College Revi 3rd edition ISTOCK.COM Students in grades 9-12 who have completed original research in science, engineering, or mathematics may apply to attend JSHS regional symposia. Of those, 230 students are invited to attend the national symposium in early May. See website for deadlines for regional symposia. ER /MARCOJAVI with these April-May deadlines for selected academic competitions. View websites for competition format, dates, and fees. MAY 17 Google Science Fair-Students ages 13-18 submit a video or slide presentation giving an overview of their science project. word Forwise thesolution Greater (from page 39) Solution: T E A M S A K I K U I S T A A L M S B I O S P T A S L A D O I S P L I O R M O A N T A N G E L S M O R A L A A C F E T N U N M O E L A D D C M E W O O I D T C N O R E W O V A B E R E R D A L T R U I I S O M T A R Y A N B E A N R U N E Good E R A S O N L E E T D A D A S M O G Mar/Apr 2016

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Imagine Magazine - Johns Hopkins - March/April 2016

Big Picture
In My Own Words Senator Barbara Mikulski
Run, Ride, Sell! Funding causes that matter
Start Something! Initiatives by kids, for kids
Changing Lives, One School at a Time Making a difference for students in need
Empowered to Make a Difference The Civic Leadership Institute at CTY and CTD
Sharing the Gifts of Music The Forget-Me-Not Family Ensemble
Service, Leadership, Entrepreneurship . . . Launch! Learning the art of the startup at MIT Launch
Sharing the Rewards Building a shadowing program for my peers
Discovering the Leader Within Exploring leadership and social justice at Brown
Gap Year A time to refresh, serve, and grow
Research at the Edge of the World An Antarctic photo essay
Selected Opportunities and Resources
Off the Shelf Review of Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See
Word Wise
Exploring Career Options Interview with entrepreneur Henry Albrecht, CEO, Limeade
One Step Ahead My college startup
Planning Ahead for College Skills and knowledge for college success
Students Review: Lehigh University
Mark Your Calendar
Knossos Games

Imagine Magazine - Johns Hopkins - March/April 2016