2022 Earth Science Week Contests

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Video Contest

"Striving for Sustainability Globally"

(All ages)

Click here for more information about the Striving for Sustainability Globally video contest. Leading up to Earth Science Week 2022, the American Geosciences Institute invites individuals and teams to enter the video contest. You are invited to submit a brief, original video exploring the many ways people are using the Earth sciences to make decisions that maintain and strengthen the planet’s ability to support thriving life!

Photography Contest

"Sustainability in Action"

(All ages)

Sustainable practices promote the planet’s capacity to support life throughout the biosphere, which involves interactions with other Earth systems such as the geosphere, the hydrosphere, and the atmosphere. How does geoscience knowledge help support sustainability where you live? With your camera, capture an image of the ways geoscience informs local efforts to build a sustainable world. More info.

Visual Arts Contest

 "Our Sustainable World"

 (Grades K-5)

A “sustainable” planet is one that supports living things — and that means taking care of all the things that life depends on, including land, water, air, and other living things. What does a sustainable world look like to you? What is necessary to have or change? What is not necessary? What is necessary to change? Use your artistic ability to produce an original work of art that shows how land, water, air, and living things interact in a sustainable world. Click here for more info.

Essay Contest

"Geoscience for Sustainable Development Goals"

(Grades 6-9)

We have all been called upon to help meet 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) articulated by nations around the world. Geoscience — which addresses interactions of the geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere — can play a critical role. How can the Earth sciences help achieve SDGs in areas such as poverty, nutrition, education, equality, ecosystems, climate change, and/or industrial innovation? More info.

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