Teacher SSD Resources
The Academy offers information and forms for teachers that are needed for students competing in State Science Day.
Technical Writing Guide (from Darke County Educational Service Center)
State Science Day Material
- State Science Day Standards
- Required Forms for State Science Day
- Student Guide to State Science Day
- Teacher Guide to State Science Day
- What is NOT allowed at a Project Display
- Template of Judging Cards
Certificates for Local Competitions
Certificates for Governor's Awards
Do you still have questions regarding our programs? If so, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Students who carryout independent research projects have multiple opportunities to present their work and compete for scholarships and awards. Click on the link below to explore our various programs. In the 2014-2015 school year the Academy expects to have over 6 million dollars available for college scholarships and awards for pre-college students.
Click on the links below the flowchart to learn more about each program.
Pre-College programs of The Ohio Academy of Science
Invention Convention (Grades K-8) - encourages EVERY child in Ohio to follow their natural curiosity, invent creative solutions to problems, and be inspired to achieve their highest level of personal accomplishment. Younger students are able to identify and solve problems using the engineering/design process.
Annual Meeting (Grades 5-12) - The OAS Annual Meeting give students the opportunity to present at a professional scientific meeting and to interact with college students and scientific professionals. Please note, students are expected to present a scientific poster, not a poster-board, at the Annual Meeting.
State Science Day (Grades 5-12) - Through participation in local and district science days, students can qualify for State Science Day and an opportunity to compete for over 4 million dollars in scholarships and awards.
Buckeye Science and Engineering Fair (Grades 9-12) - The BSEF will begin qualifying students in 2015 for the Intel ISEF (https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-isef). Currently, almost half of the counties in Ohio cannot qualify for the Intel ISEF which is one of the most prestigious science events in the world.
Believe in Ohio (Grades 9-12) - For students who are interested in STEM and entrepreneurship, the Believe in Ohio program introduces students to commercialization and business plan development in addition to scientific research.
The Thomas Edison Awards for excellence in STEM education - The Ohio Third Frontier, within the Ohio Development Services Agency, sponsors awards each year for Teachers and School Districts who display excellence in STEM-based teaching. As with the 2015 applications, all of the 2016 submission should be done online - http://www.ohiosci.org/edison-submission.