By progressing through a series of immersive summer camps, middle and high school students gain and develop critical computational science skills to prepare them for higher education and future careers.
The 2022 Illinois Regional Middle School Science Bowl hosted by Argonne continues to be popular in its virtual format. This will be the standard for future regional Science Bowl events hosted by Argonne.
Through exposure to supercomputers and female scientists, middle school students discovered the diverse possibilities of computing and became engaged in pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics pathways.
Argonne’s annual Middle School Electric Car Competition returned in 2021, using a new virtual set-up to keep middle schools engaged with creative scientific, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) challenges.