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Science Education - Inspiring the next generation through education

Toshiba Science Museum

Opened in 1961 as a way to give something back to society through science education, the Toshiba Science Museum now draws 140,000-150,000 visitors annually, including groups of young students and working professionals. On Saturdays and during summer vacation, elementary and middle school students learn through scientific experiments and hands-on projects.

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Hands-on Science Learning Opportunities

Encouraging an interest in science and honing analytical thinking through hands-on learning experiences are goals of our partnership with the nonprofit Real Science Education Institute, with whom Toshiba trains educators and develops and promotes engaging curricula.

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Scholarships

Toshiba awards scholarships to university students around the world to help support development of a new generation.

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Electronics Disassembly Workshops

Children in elementary and middle school learn about the parts and technologies in familiar home appliances and electronics from Toshiba employees who volunteer as instructors at disassembly workshops. Students also learn about recycling.

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ExploraVision Awards (EVA)
Science-Oriented Scholastic Competition for North American Students

The ExploraVision competition, held through a partnership between Toshiba and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), encourages students to apply current scientific knowledge and technology in predicting viable technologies 20 years from now. More than 330,000 students have participated since the competition began in 1992.

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Teaching Competition for Chinese University Students
"Toshiba Cup" Teaching Competition for Aspiring Science Teachers in China

Since 2008, cultivating future leaders in science and technology has been the goal of a Toshiba-sponsored teaching competition held jointly with educators in China that targets aspiring science teachers enrolled at Chinese universities.

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Science Learning Opportunities

At the request of schools in Japan and overseas, Toshiba holds workshops focused on scientific experiments, which draw on our own brand of ingenuity. Children discover the wonders of science at these events, whether held at Toshiba worksites, in classrooms, or in public settings.

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Internship • Factory Tours and Hands-on Experiences

Toshiba factories are receptive to local requests for tours, and some even accept internships of a few weeks.

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