Summer Game-Based STEM Competitions

Help keep students excited about science and math with Legends of Learning's FREE STEM competitions
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To help schools, parents, and students with engaging summer learning activities, we’ve created a summer program full of game-based STEM competitions with great prizes.

We also have ten (10) weeks of math and science game-based learning lesson plans aligned to your 1st-8th grade curriculum. 

The Summer Learning competitions and competitions were made possible through the generosity of the following great partners:

         

 

To get started, click on one of the competitions below!  If you need help, contact us at support@legendsoflearning.com.

 

Upcoming Competitions

Design the Next Great Card-Based Learning Game

June 15th through July 10th, Sponsored by Gamewright

Card games can be amazing learning tools and incredibly fun to play with your friends and family.

Ever think you could design your own card game?

The Design the Next Great Card-Based Learning Game competition challenges students to help design the next great card-based learning game.

Prizes: The two winning teams will each receive a $100 prize packs plus an opportunity to meet with the Gamewright team, discuss their vision for the game, and learn about the game design process.   The ten runner up teams will each receive $50 prize packs of Gamewright products. 

This competition opens on June 15th and all submissions are due by July 10th.  Sign up here.

 

Healthy Habits Virtual Science Fair

July 6th through July 31st, Sponsored by OPTAVIA

Has being at home changed the way you eat?  Are you more or less active than usual?  Miss playing sports?

Ever think about how your habits influence your health?

In the Healthy Habits Virtual Science Fair, you’ll make a hypothesis about how adopting a healthy habit during COVID can improve your life.  Then, you’ll design an experiment and put your hypothesis to the test.

Prizes:  Two (2) grand prize winners will each receive a $750 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods to purchase items to help with creating and maintaining healthy habits, as well as a STEM experience with the OPTAVIA team.  Ten (10) runners up will each receive a $100 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods to purchase items to help with their healthy habits.  

This competition opens on July 6th and all submissions are due by July 31st.  Sign up here.

 

Design Your Own Trivia Game

July 27th through August 14th, Sponsored by Calliope Games

Are you a master of facts?  Have you ever wanted to beat adults in a trivia game?  Trivia games can often be one-sided, how can a kid compete with an adult who has more knowledge?  

Calliope Games and Richard Garfield (the inventor of Magic the Gathering) designed Hive Mind, a trivia game that puts all players on equal footing.  Can you design the next great trivia game?

In the Design Your Own Trivia Game competition, students will compete to design the next great trivia game for kids!

Prizes:  The two winning teams will each receive a $150 prize packs plus an opportunity to meet with the Calliope team, discuss their vision for the game, and learn about the game design process.   The ten runner up teams will each receive $50 prize packs of Calliope products.  EVERY team that submits an idea will receive a substantial discount code to purchase Calliope Games! 

This competition opens on July 27th and all submissions are due by August 14th.  Sign up here.

 

Build a Resource-Based Strategy Game

August 10th through August 28th, Sponsored by Asmodee

Details coming soon!

 

How Have Video Games Helped You Connect During COVID Closures

August 24th through September 11th, Sponsored by ESA

Details coming soon!

 

Completed Competitions

The Game-Based Learning Design Competition

May 3rd through June 15th, Sponsored by Constellation

Your students love playing video games, and we know games can be an amazing learning tool. But, have your students thought about designing their own learning game before? Now is their chance!

In the Game-Based Learning Design Competition, students will compete to help design the next great learning games.

Prizes: The two winning teams will each receive a $500 Amazon gift card and a meeting with the Legends of Learning game development team to discuss their game vision and the game development process.  The ten runner up teams will each receive a $100 Amazon gift card.

Winners: Will be announced by July 15th! 

 

Additional Information

Want to learn more about the program?  This flyer will help you get started. 

If you need help, contact us at support@legendsoflearning.com.

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