Posted by Enrichment 4 Kids on Friday, December 10, 2010
eCYBERMISSION, a web-based science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) competition sponsored by the U.S. Army, poses multiple Mission Challenges in nine different areas: alternative sources of energy; ecosystems; environment; food, health, and fitness; nanotechnology; national security and safety; robots and robotics; speed, velocity, acceleration, vectors, and scalars; and sports and recreation. Teams of three to four sixth-, seventh-, eighth-, and ninth-grade students identify and solve a real-life problem, with prizes for participating and winning. Registration is open until December 17, 2010, with submissions due February 25, 2011. For more information, please visit the eCYBERMISSION website.