12th Annual SCORE!
The application for the 12th SCORE! is closed
The prize for this year's winning team includes a training trip to the "9th High School Student International Symposium" scheduled for February 2024 in Kagoshima. For more information about the symposium, please refer to this link.
Participating Teams and Research Titles(INPO)
|Chubu Agricultural High School||Development of Frozen Dragon Fruit -Saving Farmers with Freazing Technology-!|
|Okinawa Shogaku High school||
Effects of bisphenol A on sea grape
|National Institute of Technology, Okinawa College||Innovative Approaches to Coastal Rip Current Prediction using Spatio-temporal Stream Vectors and Machine Learning|
|National Institute of Technology, Okinawa College||For a Sustainable Future, Building Ageing Prediction System based on Space Radiation Technology|
|Misato High School||Basic research on the development of cultivation techniques for the edible use of Shimachisujinori(Thorea gaudichaudii)|
|Kyuyo High School||Development of Anti-Fogging Agent from Farmed Edible Seaweed Cladosiphon okamuranus (Okinawamozuku in Japanese)|
|Yaeyama Agricultural High School||Aiming to Develop Ishigaki Island Speciality Products ～Popularizing Euglena～|
|Misato High School||Extraction of Chlorophyll from Unutilized Resources and Its Utilization.|
|Misato High School||Development of an application to enhance the understanding of dynamics
|Misato High School||Regarding the use of spring water as the keystone of disaster infrastructure in Okinawa City and regional revitalization
that efficiently produces PGA, a water quality
|National Institute of Technology, Okinawa College||IoT System for Preventing Roadkill of Rare Small Animals and Reliable Conservation Observation, Quinart System|
|Okinawa Christian School International||The Thermoelectric System: Solving the Global Energy Crisis|
|Okinawa Shogaku High School||Do the stems of the Getto contain more antibacterial properties than the leaves?|
|Yomitan High School||What’s going on “HIJAGAWA”|
|Kyuyo High School||Production of natto with Vetiver planted for Countermeasures against red soil runoff|
|Kyuyo High School||Prevention of Red Soil Runoff and Product Development Using Okinawa Native Gedaizu|
|Dr. Youhei Morita *Chief Judge
Senior Manager for Academic Relations, Conference and Workshop Section, OIST
|Ms. Yukino Kinjo
Representative Director, Manaty Co.
|Ms. Tomoe Ohshiro
Manager, Science and Technology Promotion Division, Okinawa Prefectural Government
Mr. Genichi Tokuhira
Promotion Chairman, Okinawa High School Science Education Research Council Principal, Okinawa prefectural KAIHO senior high and middle school
What is SCORE?!?
SCORE! is designed to promote senior high school students’ hands-on science education and interest in entrepreneurship, as well as to support English language education and the goal of becoming a global citizenship.
Join us at SCORE!
If you've ever wondered how the world works, you might be able to use your curiosity to solve a business or social problem. Develop your new research ideas at SCORE!
Share your passion for your research
Tell us in a clear, logical, and passionate way how you came up with your research topic and how you tested it. Be free with your ideas, thorough in your verification, and scientific in your approach.
Appeal to an international audience
Points will be awarded for presentations in English. If you wish, you can receive support in a preliminary online workshop (details to follow). Let's explore new scientific ideas together!
Schedule for the day of the SCORE!
|When:||Saturday, December 16, 2023|
|Where:||Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University Auditorium|
|Who:||All senior high school-aged students in Okinawa are eligible|
Deadlines and Schedule
|Sep 1 (Fri)||Website application submission starts.|
|Oct 29 (Fri)||Deadline for applications|
|Oct 20 (Fri)||Applicants notified of their acceptance|
|Dec 1 (Fri)||Applicants must submit presentation material (e.g., presentation slides) and abstracts online via the website|
|Dec 16 (Sat)||SCORE! Main Event in the OIST Auditorium|
Supporters or Observers
This year, for the first time in four years, public viewing will resume. We look forward to welcoming many visitors! *Reservations are not required.
Okinawa Prefectural Government
Okinawa Prefectural Board of Education
Consulate-General of the United States in Okinawa