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This reading includes explanations of these three categories involved in making a difficult decision. Be certain to use your knowledge of the scientific and medical aspects of HD to support your views. How to Submit An Essay A teacher or administrator must submit the essay and authenticate that submission is the original work of the student.
Parents may only submit the essays of home-schooled students. Only one entry may be submitted for each student. Each teacher may only submit six student essays per class, for up to three classes. Essays must be submitted electronically through the ASHG submission site no later than 5: Essays mailed, faxed, or emailed to the Society will NOT be accepted.
Once submitted, essays cannot be changed or revised. Essay Requirements Essays must be the product of an individual student's work; group submissions are not permitted.
All essays must be written in English and are limited to words. Word count includes in-text citations, but does not include reference lists. Essay titles are optional and will be counted towards the word limit.
Word count is best determined by Microsoft Word's count. The submission page will give an official word count when submitters enter the essay. Essays should not include a student's name. Essays must include at least one reference. References must be clearly documented with both in-text citations and in the references list the reference list should be separately entered into the "References" section of the submission page.
There is no restriction on how many references students may use. However, please keep in mind that students should avoid having too many references, as we want to know the student's opinion on the question and not the opinion of the student's sources.
Quality of references will be considered by judges when scoring. The text of the student's essay must be his or her own words unless quotations are explicitly noted.
Essays found to contain the uncited work of others will be disqualified and the student's teacher will be notified. Prizes Prizes are listed above. Only classroom teachers are eligible for the equipment grant.
Teachers of first-place winners from,and are not eligible for equipment grants in Judging Process and Rubric The contest consists of three rounds of evaluation. Each round of judges is made up of ASHG members.Discovery Education's Engagement Programs deliver dynamic tools and experiences in traditionally under-funded areas such as STEM, financial literacy, environmental education, health & wellness, life skills, and college & workforce readiness.
See the winners and read their essays on the DNA Day Essay Contest Winners' Page!Congratulations to the winners and honorable mentions. Contests Resources IEA Gifted Resource Center Contest, Award & Scholarship Search Academic Competitions Imagine, Vol. 7, No. 1 SET (Study of Exceptional Talent) competition list.
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AAN Neuroscience Prizes; BioGENEius Challenges; American Society of Human Genetics DNA Day Essay Contest; BioenergizeME Infographic Challenge; BioGENEius Challenge; Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge; Dropping in a Microgravity Environment (DIME).
– Imagine That! Engineering Innovation Essay Contest. November 25, Categories: Virginia. You can find the guidelines and related information about the contest on the EngineerGirl website.
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