middle school students building structures from pasta and candy at the challenge event

WHAT IS THE MIDDLE SCHOOL CHALLENGE?
In 2018, SMILE will hold regional Middle School Challenges in Eastern Oregon, Southern Oregon and the Willamette Valley. Middle School Challenge is a one-day event where students come together to solve a STEM-based problem and experience life on a college campus first-hand.

  • Eastern Oregon Challenge: Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Eastern Oregon University
  • Willamette Valley Challenge: Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Oregon State University
  • Southern Oregon Challenge: TBA
     

Read a story about the 2016 Middle School Challenge and view the Photo Book for more images of the event.