For Students

Looking for career ideas, scholarships? Cool places to see science in action? Games and competitions?
Check out this list.
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MESA Student Resource Guides

Scholarships, Internships, and Research Opportunities

For Teachers

Here are some resources to help MESA educators create a rich learning environment. Please contact us if you have other resources you would like us to add.

Meeting Guides and Handbook

Maryland MESA Logos

The logos in this section should be used on all projects at the MESA county competitions and the Maryland MESA State Competition.

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The logos in this section should be used on projects that will be entered into the MESA USA National Competition. The teams (one middle school team and one high school team) that win the NEDC at the Maryland MESA State Competition must use these logos on the products that are submitted for the national competition.

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Maryland MESA Training Videos

In 2015, Maryland MESA teamed up with Sparkfun to offer a half-day Arduino training session. Led by a Sparkfun trainer, the session was geared toward those new to Arduino. Maryland MESA worked with a professional video production company to record the training and to break the three-hour training into a collection of shorter video segments. This page provides links to the videos as well as supplementary material mentioned during the videos.

Training Videos

No. Time Title
02 20:25 What is Arduino?
03 23:21 Jumping into Arduino Code
04 32:05 Fun with LEDs
05 9:22 Sending Data from Arduino to the Computer
06 24:23 Adding a Sensor
07 2:27 Suggested Readings Reference Books
08 8:28 Revisiting Code Setup The Blink
09 12:33 User Prompt Input
10 23:24 Servos and More
12 7:27 Fritiz Diagrams
13 8:14 H-Bridge Motor Movement

Reference Materials (Hot Sheets)

Intro to Arduino Download PDF
Multi LEDs Download PDF
Not just ON & OFF? Download PDF
Sensing Download PDF
Servos ‘n More Download PDF
H-Bridge Motor Control Download PDF


Name Download PDF
2018-19 Scholarship Application Form Download PDF
Student of the Year Nomination Form Download PDF
Parent Permission Media Release Form Download PDF
MESA School Coordinator Scholarship Evaluation For 2018-19 Download PDF

Database Registration

Database registration is for authorized users only. Please contact the APL STEM Program Management Office if you want to learn more about joining Maryland MESA.