Guidelines: Explain a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concept to a broader audience using any medium of your choice.
A virtual reality app that presents recent advances in the study of human microbiomes.
Works of journalism or creative non-fiction that help us understand the nuances of game theory.
A board game that explains search engine algorithms.
A podcast that teaches listeners how to build their own quantum computer.
Deadline: 5:00pm, December 2, 2019
Prizes: The top three undergraduate and graduate submissions each receive prizes of $1,000, $350, and $150.
Eligibility: All currently-enrolled UGA students are eligible. Students may submit works used for other class assignments. Multiple entries are acceptable. Collaborative submissions are also encouraged.
Clarity of expression
Appeal to a broad audience
videos & film
board & role-playing games
apps & software
curricula & lesson plans
quilting & textiles
visual art & photography
toys and learning objects
How to Submit:
1. Please prepare a cover letter (PDF) that includes your name, year in school, major, the title of your submission, and a 200-300 word description of your submission.
2. Send the cover letter and your contest submission to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00pm on December 2, 2019.
3. All entries will be posted online, and some may be showcased in a library exhibit. Please contact us in advance if you have concerns about your work being publicly available.
4.Special/Large Formats: Please contact us to arrange for the submission of large or non-standard formats. Examples of non-standard formats include media that require specific hardware/software to play, or physical objects that require storage and special care.
Interested in making something for the contest? Schedule a visit to the Science Library Makerspace to use our 3D printers, virtual reality gear, laser cutter, vinyl cutter, soldering irons, Arduino microcontrollers, and Raspberry Pi minicomputers. Please visit the Makerspace Libguide for technology tutorials, resources, and access and usage policies.