Don’t miss the deadline, Jan. 31, for your students’ submissions for this premier science and technology essay contest. Required is a student-composed 700-1000 word essay on a scientific discovery, theory, event or technology application that has captured their interest. Prizes that total $100,000, including U.S. Savings Bonds for all our winners and a special awards trip to Orlando, FL, for the top three students in each division, to be joined by a parent and sponsoring teacher. Increasing science literacy and developing communications skills on science topics are a few of the side effects for students who compete in the Challenge, now in its 25th year. Visit 2012 DuPont Challenge© Science Essay Competition for details. Also feel free to download the flyer.