Mission: Invent

STEM Division
Nethery Hall 135
4141 Administration Dr
stemconnect@andrews.edu
(269) 471-3872

 

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Innovation and entrepreneurship are essential skills in the world today. Learn more about our work to train students to be critical thinkers and problem solvers!

 

Registration

Pre-register your class by January 31, 2023. Host an invention fair at your school in the spring of 2023 and register the winning teams by May 31, 2023.

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Resources

Videos, printable workbooks, vocabulary terms, activities and assessments designed for teachers by grade level.

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FAQ

Mission: Invent 2023

Everything You Need to Know

Join K–12 Seventh-day Adventist student inventors from across North America.

WHAT: Work with your classmates to build solutions to real-world problems using the engineering design process. Participate in an invention fair at your school, similar to a traditional science fair. Winners from each class/school will be invited to showcase their work at Mission: Invent.

WHY: Equip students to become critical thinkers, problem-solvers, innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs.

WHEN: The exhibition and awards ceremony will be Monday, July 10, 2023

WHERE: Andrews University, 8975 Old 31, Berrien Springs, MI 49104

REGISTRATION DEADLINES:
Teachers must pre-register their class or school by January 31, 2023
Teachers must register their winning teams by May 31, 2023
Individuals & families must register by June 9, 2023

 

K–12 Teacher Training

Sunday, January 22, 2023 at 3 p.m. EST
Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 3 p.m. EST
Sunday, February 5, 2023 at 3 p.m. EST
Remote by Zoom
Cost: $25, due to grant funding (usually $250)

Description: Live interactive training for K–12 educators who are interested in implementing basic engineering and inventing into their classroom. Teachers will be introduced to the Engineering Design Process through an example problem. Be prepared to contribute to your group, share your ideas, and take notes. By the end of the two-hour training session, the participants will be prepared to implement basic engineering and inventing in their classroom. 

 

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Partners & Sponsors

We are grateful to our partners at AdventHealth University, Burman University, Central California Conference, La Sierra University, Loma Linda University, Pacific Union College, Southern Adventist University, Southwestern Adventist University, Walla Walla University and Washington Adventist University for starting this new venture with us.

Thank you to our financial sponsors: Loma Linda University (EXCEED), Walla Walla University, Versacare Foundation, Southern Adventist University, and the Southern Union Conference (Adventist Edge)

As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the support of partners and sponsors to provide this educational event. Your support allows us to promote innovation and entrepreneurship education for students across the North American Division. Together, we can unlock the unlimited potential of students and ignite the spirit of American innovation and entrepreneurship.

If your company or organization would like to partner with us, please contact Monica Nudd at jmonica@andrews.edu.