Volunteers Needed as Judges for TEAM+S Competition

May 16, 2019

Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) is a competition for students in middle and high school that allows them to apply their knowledge of STEM to issues facing our global society. In 2019, students will answer questions and design solutions based on the theme “The Engineering Brain.”   

 

Digital Media Competition       Click here to volunteer

Type of volunteers needed:  Judges to evaluate digital media submissions via a web portal

Location: Anywhere - judging is done via a web portal

Date:  Judges are needed in late May/early June

Time needed:  Approximately 3-4 hours (time may be split up over several days)

 

Description: Judges work independently to review and compare digital media submissions using a comparative judgement technique. 

Skills needed: Judges should have an interest in the topic area (the engineering brain). An engineering degree is not required.

Digital Media Challenge: Your hometown (e.g. city, town, borough) council has decided to become one of the first cities to allow fully autonomous vehicles. You are a member of an engineering consultation firm that works with government agencies to communicate technical infrastructure changes to the general public. Your firm has been tasked to create informative and persuasive digital media (e.g. website, infographic, video, digital billboard) to share with the citizens of your hometown. Your digital media should promote the advantages of allowing autonomous vehicles in your city.   

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Research Presentation        Click here to volunteer

Type of volunteers needed:  Judges to evaluate student presentations

Location:  Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center (National Harbor, MD)

Date:  June 29th, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM with lunch break

Time needed:  Approximately 6.5 hours

Description: Judges will evaluate student presentations on a specific topic related to the engineering brain.

Skills needed: Judges should have an interest in the topic area (the engineering brain). An engineering degree is not required.

Research Presentation Challenge: Prepare a poster and oral presentation describing your solution to the following design challenge: design an innovation in artificial intelligence in compliance with Asilomar AI Principles. The innovations can be fundamental in nature (e.g. development of methods or techniques to improve the AI field as a whole or in a specific way), or application in nature (e.g. the use of an AI system or tool in a novel application).  

 

For more information about TEAMS volunteer opportunities contact Jenn Glover, TEAMS Manager, jglover@tsaweb.org (subject line: TEAMS volunteer) or 888/860-9010