Join Us for Our Inaugural Science Showcase Showdown!

'Leap Into Science' and Earn a $2,500 Scholarship!

February 29, 2024
4:00 PM
2400 New York Ave, Room 200

Are you a high school junior or senior? You’re invited to participate in our inaugural Science Showcase Showdown! On February 29th, leap into the scientific future and win a $2,500 scholarship from Calumet College of St. Joseph.

To join the competition:

  1. Sign up
  2. Select and research an approved topic (below)
  3. Present your findings and ideas to a panel of judges
  4. The winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship to Calumet College of St. Joseph

Choose Your Topic

Climate Change and Local Ecosystems

Objective: Investigate the impact of climate change on local ecosystems

Project requirements:

  • Identify a local ecosystem (like a park, pond, or forest)
  • ​​​​​​Collect data on species diversity, weather patterns, etc., over time
  • Compare Historical data (if available) to assess any shifts due to climate change
  • Propose mitigation or adaptation strategies to help preserve the ecosystem

CRISPR (Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats)

Objective: Determine impact CRISPR has on cancer treatment

Project requirements:

  • Identify drawbacks to CRISPR therapeutics
  • Share data on clinical CRISPR treatment success

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Objective: Investigate the effects of AI in local healthcare

Project requirements:

  • Collect information on how AI is used in local healthcare networks
  • Identify potential risks of using AI in local healthcare
  • Propose how AI has revolutionized healthcare locally

Hydrogen production and distribution

Objective: Investigate challenges in clean hydrogen production

Project requirements:

  • Research methods of industrial hydrogen production
  • Determine transport and storage issues posed
  • Propose an effective way to produce clean hydrogen

Questions? Contact The Office of Enrollment

 Phone: (219) 473-4215
 Office: Room 116


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