<strong> The contest deadline is January 18, 2012. <a href="http://appchallenge.tsaweb.org/rules/index.html">Get the full information and enter here. </a> </strong>
What is the Challenge?
The Verizon Innovative App Challenge provides the opportunity for middle school and high school students, working with a faculty advisor, to use their STEM knowledge, their ingenuity, and their creativity to come up with an original mobile app concept that incorporates STEM and addresses a need or problem in their school or community.
The goal of the Challenge is to provide an engaging and empowering learning experience to increase student interest and knowledge in STEM and mobile technology.
Who can Participate?
This Challenge is open to both middle school and high school students attending school in the United States.
<li> Schools form teams of 5–10 students per team.</li>
<li> Teams must have at least one adult faculty member who will serve as team advisor and will register the school’s team(s).</li>
<li> More than one team per school is allowed to participate. One team advisor may serve more than one team.</li>
Teams are encouraged to register their intent to participate as early as possible to receive updates about the Challenge and take advantage of resources available on the website.</li>
What to Submit
Each team must complete and submit the required registration information on the Challenge website to be entered into the Challenge. Submissions will take place between December 1, 2012 and January 18, 2013 through an online portal. Submissions should be original work produced by the group of students named in the team’s registration.