We’re pleased to share the details of Imagine Cup Earth, a student competition run by Microsoft and NASA Science.
Who can enter?
Students ages 6-18 worldwide are invited to explore this exciting and vital area of scientific research in Imagine Cup Earth, a new coding competition for students. Whether you have never coded before and would like to learn, or if you’re already studying coding and want to take on a new challenge, all skill levels are welcome to dream big, build creatively, and boldly bring your ideas to life.
What’s the competition?
Microsoft Imagine and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are co-presenting this contest for students around the world. Together, we have created Imagine Cup Earth to inspire the next generation of thinkers, dreamers and future programmers to learn the basics of coding and explore the latest science about our precious home.
What’s the prize?
How to enter?
Students can get started by visiting our Imagine Cup Earth contest page to learn more about the requirements and read the official rules. Because school schedules vary from country to country around the world, Microsoft Imagine is providing three contest rounds each with their own deadlines and prizes. Students are welcome to compete in any or all of these as is most convenient for them – each round stands alone. All deadlines are given in Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
First Round Deadline: 23:59 GMT December 15, 2015
Second Round Deadline: 23:59 GMT March 31, 2016
Third Round Deadline: 23:59 GMT June 15, 2016
Each round will have six prizes:
1st Prize: $3,000
2nd Prize: $2,000
3rd Prize: $1,000
For the best earth-science themed game, app or simulation using Kodu Game Lab, Microsoft Touch Develop or Project Spark.
For the best web app exploring an earth-science topic using actual NASA data and imagery.
Microsoft Imagine and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory look forward to seeing what our global community of students creates.
.Students can get started by visiting our Imagine Cup Earth contest page to learn more about the competition.