2019 Toshiba ExploraVision Awards

Students from across the US were recognized as national winners of the 27th annual Toshiba ExploraVision program, the world’s largest K-12 science competition.

Leland Melvin, a NASA astronaut who is the only person drafted into the NFL to have flown in space talks with some of the winners who are the next generation in real world problem solving with a strong emphasis on STEM.

ExploraVision challenges students to envision and communicate new technology 20 years in the future through collaborative brainstorming and research of current science and technology.

2019 ExploraVision Winners:2019 First-Place Winners Grade K-3: iSuit Saint Joseph School, Seattle, Washington

Website: https://nstawebdirector.wixsite.com/isuit

Grade 4-6: Algatiles Coulson Tough K-6 School, The Woodlands, Texas Website: https://www.algatiles.com/

Grade 7-9: Cure for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Infection The Nueva High School, San Mateo, California

Website: https://nstawebdirector.wixsite.com/hepativir-b

Grade 10-12: Engineering M. Luteus to Fix the Greenhouse Gases Methane and Carbon Dioxide Mission Vista High School, Oceanside, California

Website: https://nstawebdirector.wixsite.com/modifiedmluteus

2019 Second-Place Winners Grade K-3: The APCD (Autonomous Pollution Control Drone) University School of Nashville, Nashville, Tennessee

Website: https://nstawebdirector.wixsite.com/apcdproject

Grade 4-6: RMF: Leaves Changing Shapes (Relinquit Mutatio Figura) Lee Elementary, Salem, Oregon Website: https://nstawebdirector.wixsite.com/leaveschangingshapesGrade 7-9: NewFerro Roads University of Illinois Laboratory High School, Urbana, Illinois

Website: https://nstawebdirector.wixsite.com/nfrs

Grade 10-12: Cancer BAN-R: Blood and Nerve Regeneration Jericho High School, Jericho, New York

Website: https://nstawebdirector.wixsite.com/ban-r