Posted on November 23rd, 2016 by Mary Lord
“Engineering and Animals” is the theme for the National Academy of Engineering’s 2017 EngineerGirl! Essay Contest. Students in grades 3 to 12 are asked to choose an endangered animal – like this black-footed ferret – and consider how engineering might improve life for that species. Submissions are due Feb. 1, 2017.
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Tags: animals, communications, Competitions for Students, Conservation, Contest, Engineering Girl Essay Contest 2017, Environmental Engineering, girls in STEM, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-5, literacy, wildlife, writing
Posted on November 23rd, 2010 by ASEE
Igniting Creative Energy is a national student challenge to motivate learning, ignite the imagination, and fuel students’ creative potential. Students are invited to participate by creating create a project that can communicate their ideas about energy and water efficiency via a science project, essay, story, artwork, photograph, music, video or web site project. Prizes include a trip to Washington, DC. and $1,000 for the winning school. Submission Deadline: March 4, 2011.
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Tags: Competitions for Students, Conservation, Energy, Grades K-12
Posted on January 5th, 2010 by ASEE
The Running Dry Website offers a number of helpful resources for educators, including: background information, classroom activities, “ten ways to save water,” and “more tips on saving water,” and a list of online resources.
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Tags: Class Activities, Conservation, Environmental science, Water, Web Resources