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Achieve Releases Classroom Sample Assessment Tasks for the Next Generation Science Standards! Sample Tasks Demonstrate Ways Middle and High School Teachers Can Combine Content from NGSS and the Common Core State Standard

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Upcoming Events!

27 Feb 2016 9:00 AM (UTC-03:00) • University of Maine, Field House, Orono, ME
18 Mar 2016 (UTC-03:00) • Cross Center and across Downtown Bangor, Maine.
01 Apr 2016 4:30 PM (UTC-04:00) • MMSA, 219 Capitol Street, Suite 3, Augusta, ME 04330
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2016 Clean Tech Competition
Challenge your students to “Making an Impact”
Win up to $10,000!
Registration is now open!

            The Clean Tech Competition is an international research and design challenge for 15-18 year old pre-university students. This is a prestigious educational opportunity for students across the world that challenges students to be innovative while encouraging their passion for the sciences and we want to invite the students of Maine to participate in this year’s competition!
Competition Information
Each year, the Clean Tech Competition encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.
The 2016 Challenge: “Making an Impact” asks students to develop a clean technology solution to the problems associate with plastics or the need for clean, cheap energy.
Teams consist of 1-3 students, are assisted by a Team Leader (i.e. parent, teacher, or mentor), to develop a written proposal.
There is no entry fee.
Online registration is open now!
First Round Paper Submissions are due March 18th, 2016.
10 Finalist Teams are selected, given a $200 stipend and matched with a Mentor to help them prepare a Prototype and presentation for the Finalist Event.
Finalists compete for the $10,000 grand prize and ‘Continued Mentorship’
Final event to happen while on a cruise from Miami, Florida, USA to the Dominican Republic!
Official Competition website

Contact Information
Competition Administrator: Mr. Frank DiGiovanni
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