Ag & Natural Resources
Wind energy production requires huge turbine blades to convert wind into power - blades that eventually wear out. Tell us your ideas on recycling these larger-than-life propeller blades.
Describe how you would advise your peers to balance the use of social media to maximize its positive aspects while watching out for their mental and physical health.
"Preventing Brain Drain"
Create the “deal” that Nebraska’s Governor could offer middle and high school students of Nebraska to keep them from leaving the state after graduating from high school or college.
A.C.E. & Skilled Trades
"Making a Good Trade"
Create high-paying apprenticeships that 17 to 22-year olds should consider instead of the traditional 4-year college route.
Transportation & Logistics
"Tesla Trucks Come to a Stop"
Electric powered semi-trucks are being produced but the power grid in most major cities can’t support daily recharging of a large fleet of trucks. How would you keep electric trucks rolling for commercial use despite the limits of city power grids?
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- Our challenges are week-long online competitions.
- Young people (13-30) put together teams and compete in challenges to solve real-world problems in real-time for real businesses (for real).
- Teams brainstorm, explore and develop their solution to earn points, cash prizes, scholarships and even internships.