2017 Contest Winners

Photography Contest

Roxie Khalili of Foster City, California, won first place in the photo contest with an image of human-built infrastructure surrounding the lagoon and its inhabitants (below).

Submissions illustrated the theme "Earth and Human Activity Here." The following finalists captured evidence of human interaction with natural systems around their communities. 

Earth Science Week 2017 Photography Contest Winner Roxie Khalili

Finalists (in alphabetical order):

Click Here for the "Earth and Human Activity Here" Photo Map

Visual Arts Contest

David De Costa of Alexandria, Virginia, won first place in the visual arts contest with a creative and colorful drawing of earth, water, air, and living things. (below). 

Students in grades K-5 made two-dimensional artworks illustrating the theme “People and the Planet.”