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American History Essay Contest

Grades 5-8, sponsored by The Daughters of the

American Revolution

American Mathematics Competition (formerly the AHSME)

Any student who has not graduated from high

school is eligible. High scoring students move on

to the American Invitational Mathematics Exam,

USA Mathematical Olympiad, and International

Mathematical Olympiad.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

American Model United Nations International

American Regions Mathematics League (ARML)

An annual national mathematics competition for

high school students. ARML is held simultaneously at

three sites: Penn State, The University of Iowa, and

San Jose State University.

Annual Math League Contests

Math League Press, Tenafl y, NJ

Destination Imagination

Future Problem Solving Program

Curricular and co-curricular competitive and noncompetitive

activities in creative problem solving.

Lexington, KY

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Precollege science education program.

Intel Science Talent Search

(Formerly the Westinghouse Science Talent Search)

High school seniors submit independent research

projects by November 29 each year. Winners receive

college scholarships.

Washington, DC

Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS)

A national educational organization offering

competitions and programs to high school students

to promote interest in engineering, science,

mathematics, and technology.

Alexandria, VA

Knowledge Master Open

Mandelbrot Competition

For high school students


A series of competitions designed for grades 7-8.

It is a four-stage, year-long program run jointly by

the National Society of Professional Engineers, the

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, NASA,

and the CNA Foundation.

Alexandria, VA


Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary and Middle

Schools, an in-school academic year competition for

students in 8th grade and younger. There are two

divisions: "E" for grades 4-6, and "M" for grades 6-8.

Bellmore, NY

National Academic Quiz Tournament

National Geographic Bee

Grades 4-8

National Merit Scholarships

Students scoring high on the PSAT (taken in 11th

grade) advance to other levels in the competition.

National Science Bowl

Odyssey of the Mind

Science Olympiad

Competitions, classroom activities, and training

workshops used to improve the quality of science

education, increase student interest in science and

provide recognition for outstanding achievement in

science education by students and teachers. Focus

on the disciplines of biology, earth science, chemistry,

physics, computers, and technology.

Rochester, MI

Scripps National Spelling Bee

U.S. Chemistry Team (High School)

American Chemical Society, Washington, DC

U.S. Physics Team (High School)

American Association of Physics Teachers, American

Center for Physics

College Park, MD

USA Mathematical Talent Search (USAMTS)

United States Academic Decathlon

Resurse offline

Academic Competitions for Gifted Students

By Tallent-Runnels, M.K., & Candler-Lotven, A.C.

(1995). Published by Corwin Press, Thousand

Oaks, CA

Competitions: Maximizing Your Abilities

By Karnes, F. A., & Riley, T. L. (1996). Published by

Prufrock Press, Waco, TX. This book lists many

different contests and competitions.

Developing Mathematical Talent: A Guide for

Challenging and Educating Gifted Students

By Assouline, S. & Lupkowski-Shoplik, A. (2003).

Published by Prufrock Press, Waco, TX. This

book is a multifaceted handbook that integrates

the unique roles of educators and parents

in responding to the exceptional needs of

mathematically talented students.

Directory of Science Training for High Ability

Pre-college Students

Science Services, Washington, DC

Educational Opportunity Guide

From Duke University's Talent Identifi cation Program

(TIP). This guide is published annually. Lists many

summer and school-year programs throughout the

U.S. Students who score high in TIP's Talent Search

get a free copy.

Duke University, Durham, NC

Exceptionally Gifted Children (2nd ed.)

By Gross, M.U.M. (2004). Published by Routledge

Falmer, London

Gifted Child Quartely

Genius Denied

By Davidson, J. & Davidson B. (2004). Published by

Simon and Schuster, New York.

Handbook of Gifted Education (3rd ed.)

Edited by Colangelo, N. & Davis, G. (2003). Published

by Allyn & Bacon, Needham Heights, MA

Iowa Acceleration Scale

Developed by Assouline, S. G., Colangelo, N.,

Lupkowski Shoplik, A. E., & Lipscomb, J., and

Forstadt, L. (2003). Published by Great Potential

Press. This guidance instrument provides a

systematic and thorough method of decisionmaking

for educators and parents who are

considering whole-grade acceleration for students

in kindergarten through 8th grade.

Great Potential Press, Scottsdale, AZ

Math Coach: A Parent's Guide to Helping

Children Succeed in Math

By Wickelgren, W. A., & Wickelgren, I. Published by

the Berkley Books, New York.

Peterson's Summer Opportunities for Kids and


This publication is a source of information about

summer camps and is updated annually. Order copies

through a local bookstore or call 1-800-338-3282.