Student contest on population

World of 7 Billion Video Contest Bring technology and creativity into your high school geography classes by incorporating the World of 7 Billion video PSA contest into your syllabi. Challenge your students to create a 30- to 45-second video PSA illustrating the connection between world population at seven billion and one of the following: food security, wildlife habitat, or the global status of women/girls. Students can win up to $1,000, and their teachers will receive free curriculum resources. The contest deadline is February 21, 2013. Full contest guidelines, resources for research, past winners, and more can be found at...

The 24th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is here!

The contest runs from April 5 to June 28, with an entry fee of $15. For those procrastinators out there, we’ve extended the deadline until July 11 with an increase of $10 per entry. We are accepting digital entries online in any of these four categories: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments. Submit your favorite photo for a chance at one of these amazing prizes: a National Geographic Galápagos Photography Expedition; a Santa Fe Workshop; a National Geographic Traveler Seminar; and $200 gift certificates to B&H Photo. Last year nearly 13,000 images were submitted from all over the world. The pictures captured an assortment of the places, wildlife, and people that make traveling memorable, evoking a sense of delight, discovery—or both. See the winning photos from 2011. CONTEST HOME...

GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION MATTERS VIDEO CONTEST

Could you produce a video that inspires excellence in geography education? How would you like to win $500! Show us your creative side by entering NCGE’s Geography Education Matters Video Contest! Please keep reading below for more information! GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION MATTERS VIDEO CONTEST WHAT Create a video no more than 3 Minutes in length that best explains Why Geography Education Matters. WHO This contest is open to anyone of any age, but must be submitted by a person 18 years of age or older. HOW 1. Create your video and post it to www.youtube.com or www.teachertube.com and don’t forget to note the URL of your video. 2. Then complete and submit the GEM Video Contest Form. This form can be found on the main page of the NCGE web-site. Click here to be taken to www.ncge.org WHEN 1. Videos must be submitted by Midnight Eastern Time on November 30, 2010. 2. Videos will be judged by an official NCGE panel.Winners will be announced on December 23, 2010! $500 USD in prize money will be awarded for each of the top 5 videos! For more detailed information and contest disclaimers please click HERE to download a PDF copy of the GEM Video Contest...