2019 SCORE! Creating the Next Generation of Scientists, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs

The 8th Annual SCORE! presentation took place on December 14, 2019. Thank you to all the participants for fantastic presentations!

See an album of photos taken at the 8th Annual SCORE!

Results

1st Prize

National Institute of Technology, Okinawa College

"Development of education system combining green AI and game : growing coral game of real time"

Presenters:

  • Madoka Hokama
  • Fuuka Tanaka
  • Shio Yamashiro

2nd Prize

Kyuyo High School

"Troublesome plants are useful! Let's use invasive alien species for heat stroke prevention"

Presenters:

  • Chikato Shiroma
  • Mitsuki Shima
  • Yoshito Funakoshi

3rd Prize

Hokubu Agricultural High School

"Aim for agricultural diversification and revitalization of the ogimi village community"

Presenters:

  • Yuuki Eda
  • Kana Sueyoshi
  • Shiori Yamabata

Honorable Mention

Naha Nishi High School

"Make accessories from bismuth"

Presenters:

  • Takato Shinjo
  • Shogo Iwata
  • Eren Taira

Participating Teams and Research Titles (Random Order)

School Research Title
Kyuyo High School Troublesome plants are useful!  Let's use invasive alien species for heat stroke prevention
Nanbu Agricultural High School A study of churamaru sweet potato, gushichaniina, and merikron seedlings
Naha Kokusai High School Effect of ultraviolet rays on algae cultivation
Okinawa Fisheries High School Striving towards farming sea urchins (tripeneustes gratilla) in a water tank on land
Kyuyo High School Haisai! Project!
Naha Nishi High School Make accessories from bismuth
Hokubu Agricultural High School Aim for agricultural diversification and revitalization of the Ogimi village community
National Institute of Technology, Okinawa College A-Eye - Intelligent eye tracking. Which fish are you watching?
Kyuyo High School Let’s eat alocasia!
Kyuyo High School The influence of UV rays of the production of UV absorbers
National Institute of Technology, Okinawa College Development of education system combining green AI and a game -growing coral game of real time-
Konan High School The possibility of Beni Kanda

Participating Teams for Poster Presentation (Random Order)

School Research Title
Kyuyo High School Towards sustainable tourism through environmental educations. - Can Sapphire Devil become a tourism ambassador? -
Kyuyo High School Development of flood detection system using reactions of water strider
Kyuyo High School About utilization plan of Shiokawa spring water -Comparison with surrounding spring water from the viewpoint of water quality
Kyuyo High School Effects of ocean acidification on corals

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.

  1. Do a science project—something new or something you’ve done before.
  2. Think about how the project can be used in business or daily life. How can you make money from it? How can you make life simpler or better?
  3. Enter SCORE!
  4. Give a short oral presentation about your project.
  5. Prizes include round-trip tickets from Okinawa to the U.S., iPads, and an internship opportunity at OIST.

Event Details

When: December 14, 2019
Where: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University Auditorium
Who: All senior high school-aged students in Okinawa are eligible
 

Downloadable Materials

Outline

Event name  The 8th Annual SCORE!  Science in Okinawa:  Research for Enterprise
Purpose This contest 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.
Venue Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
Auditorium
1919-1 Tancha, Onna Village, Okinawa
Date Saturday, December 14, 2019 09:00-18:00

Organization

Sponsors

Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University
American Consulate General, Naha

Cosponsors

Okinawa Prefectural Board of Education
Okinawa Association of English Education, Inc.

Partner Organizations

People's Council for Promotion of OIST