Tech Test Jr

ALL REGISTRATION FORMS ARE DUE BY FEB. 7th, 2020

Individual Math Competition

Telestream – Grades 7 & 8

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 from 9:00am – 1:15pm @ Telestream

848 Gold Flat Road, Nevada City, CA 95959

Nevada County Tech Hub - Grades 5-8

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020 for 5th/6th and 7th/8th grades

104 New Mohawk Rd, Nevada City, CA 95959

AJA Video – Grades 5 & 6

Thursday, February 27th, 2020 from 9:00am – 1:15pm @ AJA Video

180 Litton Drive Grass Valley, CA 95945

Grass Valley – A Belden Brand - Grades 5-8

Thursday, February 26th, 2020 7th/8th grades

125 Crown Point Ct, Grass Valley, CA 95945

ANNUAL STEAM Expo: TechTestJr, sponsored by Telestream and AJA Video! TechTest Jr. is a math-based exam that focuses on problem solving methodologies and critical thinking skills. It is offered to 5th through 8th graders from all schools in Nevada County. The event includes tours and demos, providing the students with a glimpse of what life in the high-tech industry is like. This competition will take place at the following locations:

Grades 5 and 6 : AJA Video - 180 Litton Dr., Grass Valley, CA 95945

Grades 7 and 8: Telestream - 848 Gold Flat Rd. #1, Nevada City, CA 95959

2 additional locations may be added depending on the number of participating students - locations updates will be posted here by January 31st, 2020!

Schools may enter two students and one alternate per grade level per school for this event.

ALL REGISTRATION FORMS ARE DUE BY FEB. 7th, 2020

A maximum of 25 students per grade level may participate – registration is on a First-come First-served basis. All students must be accompanied by a certificated staff member. To complete the registration application for your school, click the attached file and download the document at the bottom of this page.

Schedule of Events:

9:00-9:15: Parents/teachers drop off students in the parking area of the respective company (AJA for 5th/6th, Telestream for 7th/8th)

9:15-9:30: Students are brought into the test area and given a brief overview of the procedure for the test.

9:30-11:15: Testing period. Once students have completed the test, they will be allowed to read quietly until all students have completed the test. Students may bring some reading material with them.

11:15-12:15: Pizza lunch for all students. Bottled water will also be available during the test and at lunch. During lunch, there will be a demo and presentation for the students.

12:15-12:45: Students will be given a tour of each of the companies’ facilities.

12:45-1:00: Students will reconvene in the main conference room area before departing.

1:00-1:15: Parents pick up students at the same location as the morning drop-off.

Top scores in each grade level will be recognized at the STEAM Expo Awards Ceremony at 2:00 on Saturday, March 28th, 2020 at the Nevada County Fairground’s Main Street Center.

PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE THE AJA OR TELESTREAM PRESS RELEASE FORMS BELOW & EMAIL TO DAVID PISTONE at david.r.pistone@gmail.com or Bring your completed forms to the TechTest Challenge. Thank you!

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