The Innovate to Mitigate competition occurs in three phases: Abstract, Investigation, and Submission.

The table below gives a general timeline. Actual dates will be provided after teachers register students/teams. Links to rubrics and other supporting documents are provided.

Date

Activities

Guidelines


ABSTRACT PHASE

Mid-October

End of October

Submit Abstract and Discuss

Submit Revised Abstract


INVESTIGATION PHASE

Second Week of November

Mid-January

End of February

Submit Investigation Plan

Submit Progress Report

Begin Creating Video and Writing Paper


SUBMISSION PHASE

Mid-March

Third Week of March

End of March

Submit Discuss

Judging

END! Prizes Announced


 

At the beginning of the project I knew some general problems our world is facing and the basics of photosynthesis that occurs in plants. Now, as a result of the project, I know how artificial leaves are crafted and mimic photosynthesis, and how they can be used to mitigate CO2 emissions." 

– Student