Scholastic Backyard Superhero Essay Contest (PDF)

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Students studying soils

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  • Contests for K-12 Students




For this contest, K-5 students create an original picture and write a story to accompany it that explains how they are Backyard Superheroes working to save living landscapes everywhere. K-2 students submit 25-50 word stories; students in grades 3-5 submit stories of 100-150 words. The winning student's school will receive $10,000 to improve its green spaces and send one of its teachers to the NSTA National Conference in Los Angeles.

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