EPICS High Online Curriculum
EPICS High teachers receive full access to the complete online curriculum developed by Purdue University. To request an account, or to access your existing account, visit http://www.epicsk12.org.
EPICS High Pitch Funding Competition
The EPICS High Pitch Funding Competition is an opportunity for EPICS High teams to submit their projects to a review committee for potential funding. This year, teams will have the opportunity to submit applications during one of three funding cycles.
In order to receive funding, teams must:
1. Submit an EPICS High student registration form for each team member.
2. Have a current 2017-2018 MOU on file between their school/district and ASU EPICS High.
3. Complete all sections of the application: Project Charter, Timeline, Budget, and Pitch Video.
4. Meet ALL deadlines, including last day to submit materials lists for ordering. If teams do not submit final materials lists by the deadline, FUNDING IS CONSIDERED FORFEITED.
For complete list of rules and guidelines, please read the UPDATED 2017-2018 PF Handbook . Please be sure to review this handbook before applying. Please use the Project Charter Template to complete the Project Charter portion of the application.
- View the Cycle I Webinar recording here.
This webinar focuses on an overview of the Pitch Funding Handbook.
- View the Cycle II Webinar recording here.
This webinar focuses on tips, tricks, and best practices for a strong Pitch Funding proposal.
- CLOSED Apply in Cycle I between September 1, 2017 and October 6, 2017: https://asuengineering.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_djzp0nLlN5Uencx
- Apply in Cycle II between November 3, 2017 and December 15, 2017:
- Apply to Cycle III between February 2, 2018 and March 9, 2018:
EPICS High Mentor Program
Mentors provide valuable support to EPICS High teams as they work to identify problems, collaborate with stakeholders, build prototypes, and deliver final products or services. Mentors typically visit with EPICS High teams one to two times per month during the school day depending on mentor and classroom schedules. EPICS High schools, with current MOUs and student registrations, are encouraged to request a mentor at the link below.
REQUEST A MENTOR.
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Resources from our partners
Wondering how the students can actually build the projects they are designing? Do you only have some of the tools needed but wish there was place to access more and higher quality? Look no further, AZ Science Center Create and Chandler TechShop is here to help!
The AZ Science Center Create and Chandler TechShop have partnered with EPICS High to provide a space and tools for students to work at a very low cost. These costs can be included in the Pitch Funding budget or can be a part of the fundraising the students do to earn money for their projects. Staff from either program will come and do a free training on resources available and the cost associated.
CREATE Space at the Arizona Science Center
- Wood shop: 5-6 students per training
- 3-D printing: 8-10 students per training
- Laser cutter: 6-8 students per training
- Soldering : class optional, max of 8 students per training
- Textile: heat press- basics on branding: 8-10 students per training
- Shopbot CNC Route: 6-8 students per training (Create only)
Email CREATE@azscience.org to set up an appointment or learn more
- Email Education-CH firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment or learn more