What makes a good story? What makes a good mystery story? What are its secret ingredients, and how do you put them together? This project is meant to take a bit of the mystery out of mystery writing. Classes who register are invited to submit short "Two-Minute Mysteries" similar to the ones authored by Donald Sobol. They will challenge others to exert their sleuthing skills to solve them.
The Futures Channel - free science videos with printable lessons and activities that help make a connection between what students study (math and science) and how scientists, engineers, explorers and visionaries use it to shape the future of the real world.