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Step-By-Step Guide

Everything you need to plan, organize, and participate in Future City. Check out information for getting started.

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Feeding Future Cities: Grow a vegetable and a protein within city limits to feed your citizens.

Future City Components

Getting Started
Register team(s), learn about team formats, find a mentor, review the calendar, & see a planning timeline.
Design the Virtual City
Use the provided SimCity software to design a virtual city of the future.
Write the Research Essay
Feeding Future Cities Select one vegetable and one protein and design a way to grow enough of each within your future city limits to feed your citizens.   
Write the City Narrative
Describe your city and its key design attributes.
Build the model
Build a physical model of your city using recycled materials.
Team Presentation
Show your city to a panel of judges at the Future City competition

Rules
& Rubric

All the rules and rubrics for every component in one place.

VIEW RULES AND RUBRICS

Competition
Forms 

Download writeable PDFs of all competition forms.

VIEWS FORMS

National
Standards

See how Future City aligns with National Standards.

VIEW STANDARDS

STEM
Learning Blocks

Get additional class activities.

EXPLORE LEARNING BLOCKS

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