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-November

Early December

Submit Abstract and Discuss

Submit Revised Abstract


INVESTIGATION PHASE

Mid-December

January

February

Late March

Submit Investigation Plan

Begin your project!

Submit Progress Report

Begin Creating Video and Writing Paper


SUBMISSION PHASE

Mid April

Mid-April

End of April

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