Curtis Rising Stars Challenge

Next Competition:

Grades 3-5: February 10, 2021
Homeschool & Virtual Students: February 20, 2021
Grades K-2: February 23, 2021

The Curtis Rising Stars Science Challenge introduces young students to science competitions and helps them develop teamwork skills. The competition is open to students in equivalent Grades K-5, who register through their educational organization.

Students are first prepared through pre-activities and prompts with their class during school time. The experience features a 90-minute online challenge hosted by the Orlando Science Center where students put their STEM skills into practice. Materials will be provided. All you’ll need to connect with us is an internet connection and a computer with a webcam!

Independent Engineering Activities

For more information about Orlando Science Center’s science competitions, please call our Reservations Department at 407.514.2112 or email competitions@osc.org.


Application Deadline:
January 29, 2021

Space is limited; completing the application does not guarantee a spot in the competition.

More Resources

In addition to expanding this event we are also increasing support for educators.

Our goal is to ensure you are comfortable and confident in implementing the pre-activities and have a firm grasp of what to expect during competition day. Space is limited; completing the application does not guarantee a spot in the competition.

All Curtis Rising Star educator resources are free to use whether or not you choose to apply to the competition.

Curtis Rising Stars Educator Resources