for Academic Reasons - Opportunities
numbers of families in the United States have chosen to educate
their children at home. Many opportunities exist for these students.
When looking at opportunities, verify that as a homeschooler you
for Extra Terrestrials At Home
SETI@home is a scientific experiment that harnesses the power
of hundreds of thousands of Internet-connected computers in the
Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate
by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope
- From the company who makes rooba vacuum cleaners. STEM Outreach.
Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) invite
K-12 students to take part in ExploraVision, one of the largest
student science competitions in North America. Now in its eleventh
winning year, the purpose of the competition is to encourage students
to create and explore a vision of a future technology.
INVENT AMERICA! is a nonprofit K-8 education program, launched
in 1987, that helps children develop creative thinking and problem
solving skills through a fun, unique and proven learning tool--
inventing! Our global high-tech workplace is rapidly changing.
Today's workers need the ability to think, analyze and develop
creative solutions to new and unique situations. INVENT AMERICA!
gives educators special tools to help them encourage these critical
skills in kids, to prepare them for the challenges of the 21st
is an emerging interactive science center that will be the
home of the Challenger Learning Center of Cincinnati
of the Mind ® is an international
creative problem-solving program for students of all ages
Lego League League International
Introduces children around the world to the fun and experience
of solving real-world problems by applying math, science, and
- Massachusettes Institute of Technology offers a free and open
educational resource for faculty, students, and self-learners
around the world.
Could You Be a Davidson Fellow?
A prestigious scholarship for gifted students.To learn more about
how you could become a Davidson Fellow visit
Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY)
The CTY Talent Search -- for students of exceptional promise.
Second-through eighth graders apply to the Talent Search and then
register to take tests (at nearby locations). The CTY Talent Search
opens doors to a world of opportunities, programs, and resources,
all developed with the needs of highly gifted children in mind.
A homeschool honor society sponsored by the Home Education Partnership
of Texas. The purpose of Eta Sigma Alpha National Home School
Honor Society shall be to recognize and encourage scholarship
among home school students.
National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) is a not-for-profit
organization that conducts two academic competitions for recognition
and undergraduate scholarships.
Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute(GERI) Summer
Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth
provides a list of Summer Programs, Enrichment Programs, Summer
Camps, Academic Programs and Special Schools.