If you are an educator, click the link for classroom resources, complete the simple registration form and Google will send you materials for your class or even your whole school. Students or teams ages 13-18 are eligible to participate in the Google Science Fair. Google will kick off registration on January 11th. So, if you register your classroom/school now, you should receive your material before the.
My next example will be ending on January 21, 2011 but there is still plenty of time to enter. Olive Garden is sponsoring its 15th annual Pasta Tales Essay Contest. Students from 1st - 12th grade are eligible to register online or you can print a form. This year's topic for a 50-250 word essay is: “Describe how furthering your education beyond high school will help make your dreams come true.” The contest grand prize is a three-day trip to New York City and a $2,500 savings bond and there are also winners at each grade level who receive a bond and dinner at a local Olive Garden.
contest website, submissions will be judged based on creativity, adherence to theme, organization, grammar, punctuation and spelling by the Quill and Scroll Society of the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Iowa, with winners selected by Olive Garden.
This form keeps it simple and the essay topic is central to motivating students to achieve and think about furthering their education beyond high school.
If you are looking for a way to challenge your students and open their eyes to new ways to demonstrate their abilities, search the web for contests, events, and opportunities like these. There are hundreds available, depending upon where you live and the age of your students.