2019 Earth Science Week Contests

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Video Contest

"Many Paths to Earth Science"

Click here for more information about the Many Paths to Earth Science video contest exploring the different ways people can join in the geoscience experience. Leading up to Earth Science Week 2019, The American Geosciences Institute invites individuals and teams to enter the video contest. You are invited to submit a brief, original video that show how various people of different backgrounds contribute to make Earth science happen! More info.

Photography Contest

"Exploring Earth Science"

People of all backgrounds and abilities have a place in the geosciences, which means learning about the Earth systems of the geosphere (land), hydrosphere (water), atmosphere (air), and biosphere (living things). A picture is worth a thousand words – and a thousand ways to get involved. With your camera, capture an image of someone in your community exploring Earth science. Geoscience is, after all, for everyone! More info.

Visual Arts Contest

"Earth Science and Me"

Earth science is the study of Earth systems—our planet’s land, water, air, and living things. No matter who you are or where you live, you play a part in the exploration, discovery, and understanding of the natural world. Show how you participate in this process. Use your creativity and artistic expression to produce an original work of art that illustrates how you take part in Earth scienceMore info.

Essay Contest

"Why Earth Science Is for Everyone"

Not everyone has always felt welcome in the geosciences. Some have faced barriers to full participation. Why is this a problem? How can that problem be addressed? Write a brief essay discussing why it is important for Earth science – the study of the geosphere (earth), hydrosphere (water), atmosphere (air), and biosphere (life) – to be accessible, inclusive, diverse, and equitableMore info.

Contest Winners from past years


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