DuPont invites students to write essays on scientific developments or events in the fields of anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, biology, biochemistry, bioethics, biomedical science, biophysics, biotechnology, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, genetics, geology, geophysics, mathematics, medicine, paleontology, or physics.
January 27, 1995
$8,000 total for students prizes ranging from $50 to $1,500. DuPont also awards two teachers $500 each. The top two winners and their teachers win an all-expenses-paid trip to NASA's space center in Houston.
Students in grades 7-12 and their teachers.
The General Learning Corp. and the National Science Teachers Association are administering the program and looking for well-researched essays that tell why the student chose the topic, offer differing views, explain the phenomena’s effect on other subject areas and project future implications of the scientific development.
General Learning Corp., DuPont Challenge 1995 Science Essay Awards Program, 60 Revere Dr., Northbrook, IL 60062-1563, (708) 205-3000.