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Posted on: October 5th, 2023

Mitigating Natural Disaster Risks with NASA: A Virtual Deep Dive

Natural disasters affect us all, whether directly or indirectly, and the need for innovative solutions to mitigate their impacts has never been more critical. Join us on October 24 from 6:00 PM to...

Posted on: September 6th, 2023

Hear From FEMA Guest Speaker at the Modeling the Future Challenge Scenario Phase Workshop!

Registration is now open for the 2023-24 Modeling the Future Challenge (MTFC), and we can’t wait to give prospective participants a memorable send-off during the Virtual Scenario Phase Workshop!...

Posted on: July 12th, 2023

Plant the Moon Challenge Regional Ceremony hosted at NASA Kennedy Space Center

This past June, aerospace professionals, scientists, and a former astronaut gathered at Kennedy Space Center to celebrate the top student winners of the Plant the Moon Challenge NASA Space Grant...

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Posted on: May 18th, 2023

Introducing the Best in Show Winners of the Spring 2023 Plant the Moon/Plant Mars Challenge!

In a quest to understand plant growth in otherworldly environments, students from across the globe have competed in yet another outstanding season of the Plant the Moon/Plant Mars Challenge. We...

Posted on: April 28th, 2023

A Master Class in Addressing “Failure” in Competitions

For all those competitors out there, whether in academic competitions or athletic ones, this champion gives an amazing take on a question about failure. In the press conference after losing in the...

Posted on: April 20th, 2023

The Future of Space Technology: Highlights from the Inaugural SEA Space Station Technology Badge and Pitch Competition

The field of space exploration and technology has seen remarkable growth in recent years, and the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators are gearing up to take it to the next level. The...

Posted on: March 19th, 2023

The Importance of Risk Analysis Education in K12 Schools

March has been a whirlwind of news about the financial sector with at least five banks failing or heading in that direction. As we learn more about what happened with Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the...

Posted on: March 14th, 2023

The Stories Behind 3 Unique Student Projects That Solved World Problems

Problem-solving competitions – like Future Problem Solving Program International (FPSPI) – can be an amazing way to encourage students to think outside the box and come up with creative solutions...

Posted on: October 5th, 2022

Benefits of Problem-Solving in the K-12 Classroom

From solving complex algebra problems to investigating scientific theories, to making inferences about written texts, problem-solving is central to every subject explored in school. Even beyond the...

Posted on: September 9th, 2022

NASA KIDS Funding Plant the Moon Expansion!

It’s official, we have amazing news for the Plant the Moon Challenge – NASA just announced that they will be awarding over $4 million to institutions across the United States, including our...

Posted on: August 25th, 2022

How to Incorporate Problem Solving into Your Curriculum

With schools across the United States getting started this month, now is the time many teachers are getting to know their classes, subjects, and maybe even grade levels. During this critical planning...

Posted on: July 18th, 2022

FPSPI International Conference: Recap + How to Get Involved during the 2022-23 School Year and Beyond!

June 5th-9th, over 1,600 students from elementary to high school gathered both in-person and virtually at Future Problem Solving Program International’s (FPSPI) International Conference to compete...