One of IMSA’s founding principles is to “significantly influence life on our planet.” IMSA, since its inception, has been at the forefront of innovation. Our educational programs have profoundly affected the way science education is done. Our students and alumni have changed our communication through the development of groundbreaking technologies like Mosaic and Netscape and our human experience through the continual development of innovative business, social, educational, and research activities.

Humanity, as a whole, is increasingly faced with global challenges that require coordinated, cooperative scientific/technical solutions. Through ISSF 2018 we will strive to foster such cooperation and collaboration among participating students, teachers and principals. In addition, we seek to explore the historical and cultural context of complex global problems, enabling all participants to respond to these challenges in a way that incorporates the varied viewpoints and capabilities of our international group.

Excerpt from IMSA 2018 ISSF Proposal

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Forms

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Teacher Project Idea Form, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Proclamations

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House Resolution No. 1074 Offered by Representative Linda Chapa La Via, State of Illinois House of Representatives 100th General Assembly

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Proclamation, Senator Linda Holmes

Programs

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Closing Ceremony, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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International Student Science Fair 2018 Program, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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Opening Ceremony, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Reflections

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ISSF 2017 Reflection, Sonya Gupta '18

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ISSF 2017 Reflections, Nabeel Rasheed '18

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My Experience at the 13th Annual ISSF, Darius Hong '18

Reports

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Application/Proposal to Host ISSF 2018, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Rubrics

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Judging Criteria for Posters, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

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Judging Criteria for Presentations, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Schedules

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ISSF Overview | Schedule, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy