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Science and ELA Activities + Contest GRADES 6–8

New
Contest
for 2020! Details Below

Inspire your students to appreciate living landscapes with these ready-to-go science resources on ecosystems and the health benefits of nature. Then enter the student contest for a chance to win cash prizes!

Lessons & Activities

PRINTABLE Student
Graphic Story
GRADES 6–8 DOWNLOAD STORY
TEACHING GUIDE Science and ELA Lessons
and Activities
GRADES 6–8 DOWNLOAD GUIDE
NEW!
BONUS LESSON & ACTIVITY Protecting Pollinators
 
GRADES 6–8 DOWNLOAD

The (Really) Great Outdoors Contest 2020

Deadline:
March 16,
2020
Calling all good ideas! No matter where 
your students live (city, country, suburb, house, apartment), they can design a nature space that works for their community. 
What will your students come up with?

Entry Requirements

1. Have students write and/or draw with accompanying text a nature space their community could use.
2. Explain what elements they need in their space, their purpose, and how the space will benefit the community.
3. Make sure each entry is no more than three pages and includes the student’s name, grade, school, state, teacher name, and teacher email.

Any art must be accompanied by written text to be eligible.

CONTEST RUBRIC & ENTRY INFORMATION

Amazing Cash Prizes!

Grand Prize
Student: $2,500
Teacher: $750
School: $750
1st Prize
Student: $2,000
Teacher: $500
School: $500
2nd Prize
Student: $1,500
Teacher: $250
School: $250
3rd Prize
Student: $750
Teacher: $125
School: $125

Plus additional prizes for your school!

Two Ways to Enter

ENTER ONLINE

Teachers can upload
student entries. SUBMIT ENTRIES ONLINE

ENTER BY MAIL

Mail student entries to:
The (Really) Great Outdoors Contest,
Scholastic, 557 Broadway, 3rd Floor,
New York, NY 10012
DEADLINE: MARCH 16, 2020

For further information on the contest, including online entries, judging criteria, and prizes, please see Official Rules.
Need help or have questions?
Email us or call 1-800-SCHOLASTIC (1-800-724-6527).

Chance to Win a $100 Gift Card!

What do you think about The (Really) Great Outdoors program?

Ten winners will be selected!

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