Presentation on theme: "Governor’s JOBS1st PA STEM Competition Jennifer Shealy, Ashley Boyd, Ashley Walters, Tonia Farnum, Diane Thomson."— Presentation transcript:
Governor’s JOBS1st PA STEM Competition Jennifer Shealy, Ashley Boyd, Ashley Walters, Tonia Farnum, Diane Thomson
Contact Information Jennifer Shealy CCIU Event Coordinator through Dec Ashley Boyd CCIU Event Coordinator Jan – Mar Ashley Walters CCIU Event Assistant Tonia Farnum CCIU Communications Manager Diane Thomson CCIU Prg Development & Support Coordinator
Important Dates November 14, 2014 Deadline to submit team roster to CCIU ****NO SUBSTITUTIONS AFTER 11/14/14 November 30, 2014 Deadline to submit Risk Assessment Form and basic outline of project January 19, 2015 Deadline to submit 1,000 word maximum proposal/project plan and detailed budget to CCIU February 2, 2015 (snow date: February 20) Regional Chester County JOBS1st STEM Competition May 15, 2015 Deadline to submit winner’s updated proposal/project plan and detailed budget to PDE May 29, 2015 State JOBS1st PA STEM Competition
Competition Overview Goal Designing a project that is capable of making the quality of life better for citizens of Pennsylvania 5 students plus a Teacher Sponsor No substitutions after November 14 Strongly encouraged to have 5 members $500 stipend Includes donated items Includes items you already have in your school Does not include equipment 20 point deduction if you go over budget!
CCIU Competition Details Event Date: February 2, 2015 (Snow date: February 20) 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CCIU 455 Boot Road Downingtown, PA 19335
CCIU Competition Details Risk Assessment and Project Outline Due to Jennifer at CCIU by November 30 Risk form must have designated supervisor and teacher sponsor signatures
CCIU Competition Details Phase 1a – Device/Project Proposal Submit 1,000 word maximum proposal/project plan and detailed budget to Ashley Boyd at the CCIU by January 19 Do not exceed $500 budget Include: Describe a real-world problem within the community Identify community needs and possible improvements Use of engineering processes and principals Budget documentation (not included in 1,000 words) A plan for and identification of the costs of improvement Written communication, including conventions Outline how your team would spend and additional $750 to improve your project should you win the regional competition
CCIU Competition Details Phase 1b – Device/Project Proposal and Presentation 20 minutes per team Part 1a. of judging includes review of project proposal submitted January 19 Part 1b. Present your prototype Mechanisms must be primarily autonomous Scored on the following: Knowledge of team’s device and its application Understanding of STEM skills and processes Appearance and creativity of device Design of device Scalability of the device Local business/industry connections Delivery methods and oral communication
CCIU Competition Details Phase 2 – STEM in Your Community 10 minute presentation per team Partner with a local STEM related company and work with a mentor that is employed by that company Students develop a general level of understanding of the current STEM opportunities in the community as well as emerging or future STEM opportunities Teams must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the skills and training required to successfully pursue STEM career opportunities Presentation should be focused on how STEM is utilized within their community to solve problems
CCIU Competition Details Phase 2 – STEM in Your Community (continued) Teams will be scored on the following: Partnership with a STEM business Identification of how STEM is used to solve community challenges, now and in the future Explain how research influenced the device Identify skills/training needed for STEM jobs and why they are needed Team reflection – on the work performed by every team member and what was learned/gained Delivery and oral communication Explain practical application of their device/prototype and how it will meet the needs of the individuals, communities, or state.
CCIU Competition Details Phase 3 – Working as team 30 minutes Teams will be given a surprise box of items and will be asked to complete a set of tasks as a team Scored as follows: Collaborative communication Teamwork STEM skills demonstrated Task completed
Judging All phases of judging will be based on rubrics provided by the Statewide STEM Planning Committee Judging team will include (at least): One IU representative One business representative One postsecondary institution representative Phase 1 and 2 will occur concurrently in different rooms Students start in room 1 – Phase 1 After Phase 1 judging, students will move to Phase 2 Phase 3 will take place after all teams have completed Phases 1 and 2. All teams will complete Phase 3 at the same time.
What’s Next After completion of Phase 3, the judges will determine the 1 st, 2 nd and 3 rd place winning teams. The 1 st place team will qualify to advance to the state competition May 29, 2015 Thaddeus Stevens University in Lancaster, PA 1 st place students will receive an additional $750 stipend to improve their project If any money remains from the $500 regional stipend, you may use it along with the $750 to improve your project 20 point deduction for going over budget
State Competition Phase 1 – Prototype and Project Plan Version 2.0 Beginning March 2, winning team will implement improvements as identified in their regional competition project plan 1a. Teams must submit a 1,000 word maximum proposal or project plan to PDE by May 15, 2015 Proposal should include: Description of a real-world problem within the community Identify community needs and possible improvements Use of STEM processes and principles related to their creation Budget documentation A plan for and identification of the cost of improvements beyond the competition Written communication, including conventions
State Competition Phase 1 – Prototype and Project Plan Version 2.0 (continued) 1.b Presentation of Prototype/device Scored on the following: Knowledge of team’s device and the practicality of their improvements Understanding of STEM skills/thought process used to identify areas of improvement Appearance and creativity of device Identification of the level to which modifications improved device performance. A sense of scale for their prototype and demonstration of calculations on how their prototype/project would need to be up-scaled if it were mass produced An understanding of the STEM related skills/careers necessary to bring their ideas to life if they were to be mass produced in PA Delivery methods and oral communication
State Competition Phase 2 – Building a Stronger PA Presentation 5 minute presentation Teams will explain the STEM related skills/careers that are essential to ensure a strong economy and prosperous future for PA. Teams will define the skills that enabled their team to successfully redesign the device Teams will describe how their device would help an individual, their community, or all PA residents if their device was mass produced. Scored on the following: Identify essential STEM-related skills/careers in PA Identify how STEM is used to solve community challenges, now and in the future Explain how research influenced the device Team reflection Delivery and oral communication
Judging and Awards All phases of judging will be based on rubrics provided by the Statewide STEM Planning Committee Judging team will include (at least): One IU representative Two to four business representatives Two to four post secondary institution representatives Awards 1 st place: each member of the team will receive a $2,000 college scholarship and an additional $1,000 if they attend a PASSHE school (PA State System of Higher Education) 2 nd place: each member of the team will receive a $1,000 college scholarship and an additional $500 if they attend a PASSHE school 3 rd place: each member of the team will receive a $500 college scholarship and an additional $500 if they attend a PASSHE school
Where can I get more information? This presentation Rubrics Contact information Chester County’s Regional Competition details PASTEMCompetition.com