The U.S. Army and the National Science Teachers Association have announced four student teams in grade six to nine as winners of the 2015-2016 eCYBERMISSION national competition.
The service branch-sponsored online contest is administered by NSTA and aims to encourage students to identify and address community problems through projects that seek to leverage students“™ skills in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, NSTA said Friday.
The winning teams were selected from a group of 20 finalists and were announced Friday during the competition“™s National Judging and Educational Event awards luncheon.
The military branch awarded each member of the four winning teams with $5,000 in U.S. Series EE Savings Bonds as part of the Army Educational Outreach Program.
One of the winning teams is a group of students from Science Rocks U in Texas that developed a method based on colloidal silver that works to treat wounds and fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Click here to view the full list of winning teams of the eCYBERMISSION competition.