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2014 Art, Essay, and Photography Contests
Art Contest: “Energy of the Past, the Present, and the Future”
Pretend you are a time-traveler and draw a picture of how energy resources have change through time. Research the history of energy resources and describe through your artwork a picture o fthe past, the present, and what you think the future will look like.
Essay Contest: "A History of Energy and Society"
Throughout history, humans have uncovered new sources of energy that have helped fuel our planet and society. The energy sources of yesterday may not be the energy sources of tomorrow. Research the sources of energy throughout time and how humans have shaped history through the discovery of these resources. Discuss the link between energy resources and the way we lived in the past, how we live today, and the way we may live differently in the future because of the type of energy sources we use.
Media/Photography Contest: "A History of Energy Through Images"
Energy has fueld the growth of humanity through time. Use images to explore the history of energy resources and their impact on the way we have lived in the past, in the present, and in the future.
Teachers: Discuss and show your students different types of maps. Orient them to the legend and other map features to help them understand what information is being conveyed with each type of map. Discuss the use of maps and where they can be found.
ENTRY DEADLINE: Monday, October 3, 2014. Gifts and cash prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place entries in each category.
Winners and teachers will be invited to receive their awards at the Consumer Energy Alliance Energy Day in celebration of Earth Science Week on October 18, 2014.
Curriculum resources for teachers and students can be found at http://ecc.hmns.org.
Teachers! FREE earth science teaching toolkits from the American Geosciences Institute will be available for pickup on Saturday, October 13 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science-Family Energy Festival. Please email us to reserve a copy: email@example.com.
A valid submission MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING :
Essay entry: Grades 6-9 only
Media/ Photography Entry: All ages
Mail entries to:
Awards and Recognition
Winners will be selected and notified via their teachers or personal contact information in October, 2014. First, second, and third place winners will be awarded in each category. Winners names will be announced publically through update to the HGS website and social media accounts during that same week. First, second, and third place winners, their families and their teachers will be invited to a public award presentation at the Consumer Energy Alliance Energy Day on October 18, 2014. Winning entries will be displayed at the Consumer Energy Alliance Energy Day on October 18, 2014. They will also be published on the websites and print media of the Houston Geological Society (HGS) the Houston Museum of Natural Science Energy Conservation Club (ECC), and the Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA).
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