Posted on: January 18th, 2018

Global Change is Hard. Here’s how to use simple competitions to get students started.

Article Highlights Large scale problems need to be broken down into bite-sized chunks. Students need easy entry points to global change-making. Competitions like the World of 7 Billion provide a...

Posted on: December 18th, 2017

The Best Environmental Competitions for Students.

Environmental competitions are available to students of all ages and come in a slew of different structures and styles. Want your students to get introduced to ocean science? There's a competition...

Posted on: December 13th, 2017

Where are America’s Next Global Change-Makers: An Introductory Data Dive with the World of 7 Billion Contest.

In recent years, we’ve seen some amazing millennials graduate college and enter the professional world. Through this generation we were introduced to such global change makers as Boyan Slat, the...

Posted on: November 17th, 2017

Which States Are Leading the Next Wave of American Robotics Champions?

A few years ago, ABC revived an old reality series that aired on Comedy Central over a decade ago, BattleBots. Why bring back a show after such a long hiatus? Well—technology has improved by...

Posted on: November 15th, 2017

How using video can inspire the global change-makers in your students.

Article Highlights Millennials have proven to be a very socially engaged generation, but continued support from younger generations is needed. Video creation has been shown to be a great learning...

Posted on: October 11th, 2017

Can Anyone Beat This Solar-Car Dynasty?

Every year, a slew of top universities compete in a set of exhilarating races. These races demonstrate the very best in college automotive engineering, but the vehicles here don’t look or sound...