You can become a Pioneer, Scientist or Change Maker

How can we challenge students to explore and investigate their questions about FOOD?


Students: Practicing Science & Engineering Change

A Project By: Jones Valley Teaching Farm


The Food Science and Engineering [FSE] competition is a new initiative from Jones Valley Teaching Farm that will give 5th-8th grade students an opportunity to provide real solutions to real-world problems as they learn to practice science and engineer change in their communities. The competition is designed to spark an entrepreneurial spirit in students and support Birmingham City Schools as they lead their students towards greater educational achievement.

Who can participate?

All 5th - 8th grade students enrolled full-time in a Birmingham City School are eligible to compete. All participating students must have his/her parent/legal guardian/sponsoring teacher give them permission to enter this Competition.


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