Announcing 2018 S^4 Super Summer Science Search™ Contest!

Announcing 2018 S^4 Super Summer Science Search™ Contest!

Launched in 2011, Super Summer Science Search (S4) aims to connect, engage and inspire middle school students to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics) over the summer break

S^4 Super Summer Science Search contest to provide students with free access to age-appropriate, academic online research tools as the vehicle to develop:

  • Interesting research questions;
  • Critical thinking skills to analyze information sources for credibility, bias and accuracy;
  • Confidence and competency in using Library databases to seek answers to research questions;
  • Effective ways to include and cite authoritative information to support or refute arguments;
  • The ability to write persuasive essays, reports and presentations that summarize and synthesize a students’ scientific research;
  • Presentation skills through story telling.

We are excited to announce our 2018 program schedule, which will start with the kick off meeting on Saturday, 6/2. Sign up will begin by 5/28 (Monday).  For more information, please visit the S4 contest website!

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