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2018 Academic WorldQuest

February 7 @ 3:30 pm CST

/ Free

This event is for high school students only!

Test your students’ global IQ at our annual international knowledge competition for high school students. This FREE knowledge competition challenges high school students in a fun and interactive manner to think globally about critical issues facing the U.S. and the world. The winning team and their coach win an all-expenses-paid trip to the national competition in Washington, D.C. in April 2018.

Academic WorldQuest is a youth education program of the national network of World Affairs Councils. About 4,000 students across the country participate in competitions hosted by 50 local World Affairs Councils.

Host: Karla Hult, Reporter, KARE 11 News

Study Guide

  • FREE to compete
  • Each high school (9-12 grade students) is invited to register up to 2 teams of 4 students. 
  • Limited travel scholarships may be available for teams from Greater Minnesota.
  • Prizes, pizza and light refreshments will be provided.

2018 Question Topics

NAFTA
ASEAN at 50
India’s Bid for Global Power
Combatting Climate Change
Cybersecurity
Saudi Arabia
The Peacebuilding Toolkit
America’s Diplomats
Current Events
Global Minnesota’s focus country:  China (local competition only)
And other topics noted in the Study Guide , including some Great Decisions topics

Questions? Please contact Sylvia Oxenham, K-12 Education Manager, at 612.301.2314

Register your team today!

See our printable flyers:  General Flyer   Teacher Flyer

Presented in partnership with

Institute for Global Studies, University of Minnesota

 

 

 

 

 

 

And more than 100 individual donors who believe in you — Minnesota educators and students — and the importance of global education.

 

Details

Date:
February 7
Time:
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Global Minnesota
Phone:
612.625.1662
Email:
info@globalminnesota.org
Website:
globalminnesota.org

Other

Check-in Time
3:00 pm
Program Time
3:30 pm

Venue

Great Hall – Coffman Memorial Union
300 Washington Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
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Website:
http://sua.umn.edu/locations/coffman/directions/