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Enter the NSF Generation Nano Challenge




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The National Science Foundation and the National Nanotechnology Initiative are sending up the signal and asking for your help!

Gear up and compete in this year’s Generation Nano: Superheroes Inspired by Science challenge.

Students compete for scholarship money and a trip to Washington, D.C. to attend the 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival.

Honorarium for teacher(s) involved with the winning teams.


Who: 6-12 graders — individuals or teams of 2-3

What: Create a superhero using science,
tell their story in a short comic OR video

When: Enter Sept. 18, 2017-Jan. 8, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST

Where: Learn more & enter at

Why: To promote early interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Questions? E-mail Gen Nano Team at


Follow the competition at #GenNano