Middle school

Student engineers design and race battery-powered cars in this year’s Electric Car CompetitionApril 3, 2014

The Electric Car Competition features Chicago-area middle school students engineering and building battery-powered cars. This is a supplement to the DOE’s Annual National Science Bowl.

Argonne program introduces girls to engineeringFebruary 21, 2014

Argonne National Laboratory will host Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Thursday, Feb. 20, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Area middle schools place in Argonne's Science BowlFebruary 19, 2014

Teams of sixth, seventh and eighth graders engaged in a match of wits and speed by answering tough science and engineering questions in the recent Middle School Science Bowl competition held at Argonne National Laboratory on February 7th and 8th, 2014.

Roosevelt Middle School wins Argonne Regional Science Bowl and spot in National FinalsFebruary 12, 2013

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Illinois Representative Danny Davis announced today that Roosevelt Middle School of River Forest, Ill., won the Argonne Regional Science Bowl on Saturday.

Science to be featured at Chicago Humanities Festival November 7, 2011

At humanities festivals, physics and chemistry typically get left off the menu in favor of poetry and philosophy, but not at this year's Chicago Humanities Festival.

Model Fuel Cell Car Competition: Fueling future scientists and engineersApril 11, 2011

Fuel cells have been used to power spacecrafts for years and on Saturday, April 16, 2011, Chicago-area middle school students will use fuel cells to power model cars at equipment manufacturer Case New Holland in Burr Ridge, Ill., as part of the Chicago Regional Science Bowl, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and Argonne National Laboratory.

Model Solar-Car Competition: Fueling future scientists and engineersApril 30, 2010

On Saturday, May 8, Chicago-area middle school students will race solar-powered model cars at Case New Holland in Burr Ridge, Ill., as part of the Chicago Regional Science Bowl, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and Argonne National Laboratory.