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Middle & Elementary School Academy of Science Contest

The 2018 Winners are now available online.  

Please see the attachments at the bottom of the page.


The 2018 South Carolina Academy of Science / USC Arts and Science Center for Science Education mail – in contest (both E contest for Grades 4 – 6 and the M Contest for Grades 6 – 8) are listed below.


I hope your students have fun and learn something by competing in the contest.  Each student who participates will be recognized and each school that participates will have at least onewinner.  Winners will be announced in the SCJAS and SCAS newsletters and the SCAS Bulletin. The deadline for entry is Thursday, March 1, 2017. The SCAS MESAS Contest receives support from the USC Arts & Sciences, Center for Science Education and the South Carolina Academy of Science.  HAVE FUN AND LEARN!  Dr. Don M. Jordan, State Executive Director & Founder, MESAS




Click on the link below for access to the MESAS archive which contains past contests, answer keys, and winners.


MESAS Archive




File Cover letter MESAS Contest 2018 Janauary 29, 2018 to All Schools.docx PDF icon 2018 MESAS M Contest Grades 6 - 8 01 29 18 Pages = 7.pdf PDF icon 2018 MESAS E Contest Grades 4 - 6 01 29 18 Pages = 9.pdf PDF icon Ans Key E Contest 2018.pdf PDF icon Ans key M Contest 2018.pdf File MESAS 2018 WINNERS SUMMARY 04 20 18 Final.docx