Imagine Tomorrow

Ages:Middle School, High School

Type:Presentation

Categories:Business, Design, Environment, General Knowledge, STEM

Scope:National

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Alaska Airlines Imagine Tomorrow challenges 9th through 12th graders to seek new ways to support the transition to sustainability. Students research complex topics related to sustainability, then innovate technologies, designs, or plans to mobilize behavior. They forge connections in their communities and create positive change. In this competition, as in life, solutions are limited only by imagination.

  • Pull together a team.
Your team can include two to five students in grades 9 through 12. Team members can either all be strong in one field—like science, engineering, design, or social studies—or different members can be strong in different subjects.

  • Choose a challenge topic.

Examine sustainability issues from any of four perspectives. Please note that schools can only have 2 teams participate per challenge topic.

  • Set your ideas in motion.

Prepare a presentation that includes one or more innovations to address the challenge you’ve chosen. Your project may be a continuation of a project previously presented at Imagine Tomorrow, but you must specify advances made in the time since it was last presented.

  • Present your ideas.

You and your teammates will travel to the Washington State University campus in Pullman to present your ideas before a panel of expert judges. Judges include WSU professors, as well as leaders in enterprise and public service from throughout the Pacific Northwest.

The projects will be evaluated in two ways. The first is through a numeric rating system as outlined in the following. Winners will be chosen in each of the four challenge topics. Projects will also be nominated for specialty awards. Numeric Rating System The criteria below will be used to judge competition entries within each challenge area using the numeric rating system. Competitors, keep these criteria in mind as you develop your project. Total points possible: 25
  • Objective: 5 points
  • Creativity: 5 points
  • Inquiry: 5 points
  • Thoroughness: 5 points
  • Presentation: 5 points
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: https://imagine.wsu.edu/

Managing Organization: Washington State University

Contact:

imagine@wsu.edu
509-335-3530

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Middle School, High School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

Alaska Airlines Imagine Tomorrow challenges 9th through 12th graders to seek new ways to support the transition to sustainability. Students research complex topics related to sustainability, then innovate technologies, designs, or plans to mobilize behavior. They forge connections in their communities and create positive change. In this competition, as in life, solutions are limited only by imagination.

Process

  • Pull together a team.
Your team can include two to five students in grades 9 through 12. Team members can either all be strong in one field—like science, engineering, design, or social studies—or different members can be strong in different subjects.

  • Choose a challenge topic.

Examine sustainability issues from any of four perspectives. Please note that schools can only have 2 teams participate per challenge topic.

  • Set your ideas in motion.

Prepare a presentation that includes one or more innovations to address the challenge you’ve chosen. Your project may be a continuation of a project previously presented at Imagine Tomorrow, but you must specify advances made in the time since it was last presented.

  • Present your ideas.

You and your teammates will travel to the Washington State University campus in Pullman to present your ideas before a panel of expert judges. Judges include WSU professors, as well as leaders in enterprise and public service from throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Criteria

The projects will be evaluated in two ways. The first is through a numeric rating system as outlined in the following. Winners will be chosen in each of the four challenge topics. Projects will also be nominated for specialty awards. Numeric Rating System The criteria below will be used to judge competition entries within each challenge area using the numeric rating system. Competitors, keep these criteria in mind as you develop your project. Total points possible: 25
  • Objective: 5 points
  • Creativity: 5 points
  • Inquiry: 5 points
  • Thoroughness: 5 points
  • Presentation: 5 points

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: https://imagine.wsu.edu/

Managing Organization: Washington State University

Contact:

imagine@wsu.edu
509-335-3530

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Middle School, High School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.