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mark your calendar with these April–May registration deadlines for selected academic competitions. View websites for competition format, dates, and fees. Google Science Fair—Students ages 13–18 submit a video or slide presentation giving an overview of their science project. RoboGames Jr.—Students in grades 1–12 compete in a variety of events such as LEGo bowling, sumobots, combat robots, and more. APRIL 2 Junior Science and Humanities Symposia— Students in grades 9–12 who have completed original research in science, engineering, or mathematics may apply to attend JSHS regional symposia. of those, 240 students are invited to attend the national symposium in early May. See website for deadlines for regional symposia. APRIL 5 Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams—teams of high school students in grades 9–12, their teachers, and mentors identify a problem and invent a solution. Categories have included consumer products, assistive devices for the disabled/elderly, safety devices, and environment. Thacher Environmental Research Contest— Students in grades 9–12 conduct research projects that use the latest geospatial technologies and data to study Earth. education/student-contests/thacher-contest U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize—Students in grades 9–12 conduct water-related projects at the state, national, and then international level. State deadlines vary; see website for details. www.wef. org/PublicInformation/page_sjwp.aspx?id=146 APRIL 23 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge—(submission deadline) Students in grades 5–8 begin their journey to the DCYSC by submitting a video entry in which they explain a scientific concept. SHUttERStoCk APRIL 1 APRIL 30 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. Rubber Band Contest for Young Inventors— Students in grades 5–8 create an invention with rubber bands. NCTE Norman Mailer High School Writing Awards—High school seniors submit creative nonfiction works. APRIL 9 MAY 1 Fed Challenge—State coordinators register teams of high school students to answer questions on economics and current events. www.councilforeconed. org/events/national-economics-challenge Math-O-Vision—High school students create a four-minute video depicting the way equations surround us. APRIL 15 American Regions Math League (ARML) Competition—teams of students in grades 12 and under register for national competitions held May 31 and June 1, 2013. Knowledge Master Open—teams of students in grades 7 and up answer questions on topics that include science, literature, and history. Student Electronic Music Composition Competition—(submission deadline) teachers submit entries of students in elementary through high school. http://musiced.nafme. org/programs/contests-calls-competitions/ nafme-electronic-music-composition-contest National Academic Championship—teams of students in grades 6–12 register to compete in contests held in Chicago, new orleans, or Washington, DC. 46 imagine MAY 8 MAY 13 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 High School Physics Photo Contest—Students in grades 9–12 submit photos in one of three categories. word wise solution (from page 39) T O U R L I N E C L E F O M A D R T R U M V I E A T T N B E A T A P T C E O H E M P R E S E T P A P A Y A G R P O T H A L F O U R D R E A M R E D O T U I L T P I S S E A T T S E I N A O B O W E O N I D T O A L Y L O O W R E F O W L F O N T T O L N S E D G O E D E D mar/apr 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Imagine Magazine - Johns Hopkins - March/April 2013

Imagine Magazine - Johns Hopkins - March/April 2013
Big Picture
In My Own Words
Music to My Ears
Together as One
Circle of Inspiration
Six Strings and a Dream
In Pursuit of Joy
Jazz Studies, Improvised
Music in College
From the Great Wall to the Golden Gate
Sines and Wonders
Selected Opportunities & Resources
My Journey Through the College Admissions Process
How It Feels to Run
Off the Shelf
Word Wise
Exploring Career Options
One Step Ahead
Planning Ahead for College
Students Review
Mark Your Calendar
Knossos Games

Imagine Magazine - Johns Hopkins - March/April 2013