Native Village 
Youth and Education News
May, 2013
DOE Intertribal Middle School Science Bowl (IMSSB) Winners!
From the American Indian Science and Engineering Society
Condensed by Native Village
 
New Mexico: During March, Albuquerque hosted the National American Indian Science Fair (NAISEF) and the Intertribal Middle School Science Bowl (IMSSB).  The turn out was incredible -- 35% more science fair projects, and 100% more science bowl teams!
 
The Department of Energy's Intertribal Middle School Science Bowl is an academic competition that tests students' knowledge in all areas of math and science. More than 20 teams participated. The 120 students and chaperones came from over 10 states and 30 tribes. Students were quizzed in a fast paced question-and-answer format similar to TV quiz shows.

In the end, the Norman Public School District took home the winning plaque. They represented AISES at the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C. held during April 24-29.
 
 
Silas Wolf, Coach, Lucy Anne Harjo, Coach, Amber Whitehead, Aaron Eyachabbe,

Tyner Moring, Talullah Begaye, Elonna LaFromboise


 

The National American Indian Science and Engineering Fair was bigger and better than ever -- more than 700 students, educators, chaperones, judges and volunteers attended. Over 350 students came from across the U.S. and parts of Canada. They represented more than 50 tribal nations and submitted 270 projects.

More than 70 first place cash prizes were awarded by the Toyota USA Foundation, and over 20 special awards were given by various AISES sponsors and donors.
 
Among the winners, 5 individual and 1 team projects were selected for the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Intel's fair will be held in Phoenix, Arizona from May 11-17.
 
These 7 individuals will represent AISES:
 


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