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THE REALLY GREAT OUTDOORS

Science and ELA Activities + Contest GRADES 6–8

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 design contest for a chance to win amazing cash prizes!

Lessons & Activities

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TEACHING GUIDE Science and ELA Lessons
and Activities
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The (Really) Great Outdoors Contest

How to Enter

1. Have students write and/or draw a nature space for their community.
2. Explain what elements they need in their space, the purpose of those elements, and how people will enjoy it.
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.
JUDGING CRITERIA

Amazing Cash Prizes!

Grand Prize
Student: $2,500
Teacher: $750
1st Prize
Student: $2,000
Teacher: $500
2nd Prize
Student: $1,500
Teacher: $250
3rd Prize
Student: $750
Teacher: $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: APRIL 24, 2019

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).

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