UACES Facebook Soybean Challenge Online Course
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It's never too early to plant the seeds of science education!  

Students who successfully complete the course are eligible for:

  • $300 cash awards at Arkansas Regional Science Fairs for original science research projects impacting the soybean industry.
  • A $1,000 cash award to the first place soybean research project  at Arkansas State Science & Engineering Fair, a $500 cash award to the second place and a $250 cash award to the student receiving Honorable Mention.  
  • Teachers of student winners receive a $200 Teacher Mentor Award at regional and a $300 Teacher Mentor Award for first place, $200 for second place and $100 for Honorable Mention at the state science fair.
  •  The Soybean Science Challenge also offers awards to Jr. Level participants! $200 for students and $100 for teachers at the regional science fairs. 

Learn more through this free online science course about the importance of soybean production to the Arkansas economy as a renewable resource for feed, fuel and food across the world.

Student- Soybean Science Challenge 2023-2024 Course

 The link will take you to the University of Arkansas Extension online courses site where you will need to select the course you want to complete. This site will walk you through the steps to create a unique student user account to access the course.  You will need your user name and password to access the Soybean Science Challenge course.