Congratulations to the winners, finalists, and hundreds of students and others who entered. Each first-place winner receives $300 and a copy of The Geoscience Handbook, published by the American Geosciences Institute. Entries submitted by winners and finalists are posted online at http://www.earthsciweek.org/contests/2017.
Leading up to Earth Science Week 2017, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) invites you to enter its new "Earth Connections" contest. Submit a 30- to 90-second original video that tells viewers about how people have an impact on Earth systems, or how Earth systems have an impact on people, in your part of the world.
Alexandria, VA - In celebration of Earth Science Week 2017, the American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is sponsoring four contests honoring this year's theme, "Earth and Human Activity." This year's competition will feature contests in photography, visual arts, essay writing, and video production.
The Society for Mining and Metallurgy Exploration, Inc. (SME) announced the five team finalists for their Move Mining Competition out of 40 entries from 24 states and 7 countries. The teams are: Wasatch Wonders with their concept paper, "YoursMinedOurs"; Team Atwood with their concept paper, "Changing the World View of Mining Through Game Based Learning"; Montana Tech Club Met with "Mining Moves"; Queens University Mining Department Group 5 with "Mining Facts" and Miles of Smiles with "The Mineral Maniacs: A children's fantasy book series on mining."