Solve For Tomorrow

Ages:Educator

Type:Submission

Categories:General Knowledge, STEM

Scope:National

Registration Closes
Oct 23, 2019 12:01am
America/New_York

The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition invites teachers to lead a group of students in creating a STEM-centered (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) solution that addresses a need in their communities.  As teams are selected to move through each phase they asked to provide more project details and are awarded prizes of increasing value.  Teachers and students will compete to win a share of $3 million for their schools.  The National Winner prize is $100,000 in technology and classroom materials.

Educators complete a 5 minute application online at samsung.com/solve, answering the questions: “What is the biggest problem or issue faced by your school community that you will tackle for your Solve for Tomorrow project?” and  “How can STEM be applied to address this problem, challenge or issue?”  A panel of judges will review and select 300 State Finalist who will win a tablet and be asked to submit a lesson plan with more details about their project.  The judges will then review this lesson plan and select 100 State Winners who will win $15,000 in technology and classroom materials along with a video kit to create a 3-minute video of their idea. After reviewing these videos, judges will select 20 National Winner teams to Pitch their ideas to a panel of live judges in New York City.   The judges will select 5 National Winner teams, who will be invited to Washington DC to meet their government officials.

Reviewed by a panel of Samsung and independent judges, using the judging criteria as detailed out in the contest rules at samsung.com/solve .
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: https://www.samsung.com/solve

Managing Organization: Samsung Electronics America

Contact:

solvefortomorrow@sea.samsung.com

Entry Fee: 0

Eligibility:
All publicly financed schools are eligible to participate. Charter schools that derive at least 50% of their operating funds from public sources are also eligible. This contest is open to ALL teachers regardless of the subject taught.

Registration Closes
Oct 23, 2019 12:01am
America/New_York

Overview

The Samsung Solve for Tomorrow competition invites teachers to lead a group of students in creating a STEM-centered (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) solution that addresses a need in their communities.  As teams are selected to move through each phase they asked to provide more project details and are awarded prizes of increasing value.  Teachers and students will compete to win a share of $3 million for their schools.  The National Winner prize is $100,000 in technology and classroom materials.

Process

Educators complete a 5 minute application online at samsung.com/solve, answering the questions: “What is the biggest problem or issue faced by your school community that you will tackle for your Solve for Tomorrow project?” and  “How can STEM be applied to address this problem, challenge or issue?”  A panel of judges will review and select 300 State Finalist who will win a tablet and be asked to submit a lesson plan with more details about their project.  The judges will then review this lesson plan and select 100 State Winners who will win $15,000 in technology and classroom materials along with a video kit to create a 3-minute video of their idea. After reviewing these videos, judges will select 20 National Winner teams to Pitch their ideas to a panel of live judges in New York City.   The judges will select 5 National Winner teams, who will be invited to Washington DC to meet their government officials.

Criteria

Reviewed by a panel of Samsung and independent judges, using the judging criteria as detailed out in the contest rules at samsung.com/solve .

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: https://www.samsung.com/solve

Managing Organization: Samsung Electronics America

Contact:

solvefortomorrow@sea.samsung.com

Entry Fee: 0

Eligibility:
All publicly financed schools are eligible to participate. Charter schools that derive at least 50% of their operating funds from public sources are also eligible. This contest is open to ALL teachers regardless of the subject taught.

Deadlines

Registration Closes
Oct 23, 2019 12:01am
America/New_York