Will your school join the #STEMpowersOhio Design & Entrepreneurship Challenge? Not sure how to get started? Below is a reminder about timelines and a collection of resources to help you dive in and get moving on this engaging student design challenge.
First, here is an update about the challenge timeline – there is still time to participate this year. The registration deadline is February 15th. We already have more than 30 schools registered – but we would love to have more schools and programs join the fun! Register today so we can stay in touch with you throughout the challenge.
School showcases must be held by April 23, 2021. Please email OSLN@battelle.org with your school showcase date and details. We will highlight as many school showcases as possible through our social media channels, but we need school details to make that happen!
Student participants will:
Schools or out-of-school programs will:
As you consider whether you can take on this challenge, take advantage of the collection of resources on the OSLN Design Challenge Webpage. Here you will find websites, articles, and videos about all things energy. These resources can help you and your students discover innovations in energy as you start to think about how you can reimagine energy production and/or consumption to improve your community?
From there, connect your students to energy professionals in your community to help students better understand and visualize how energy affects their lives. Below is a collection of energy and entrepreneurship experts that can virtually connect with your students. If you are interested in connecting with these experts, please contact OSLN@battelle.org.
Vehicle Electrification Experts
If you have any questions about this year’s challenge, need help connecting with local energy experts, want to brainstorm about your school showcase – please ask us by emailing OSLN@battelle.org