STEM YOU CAN!
What does STEM mean to you? Tell us in a short video and be eligible to win prizes and share your video with the public!
STEM Video Movie (5502 KB)
|Background: The goal of the contest is to challenge young people to understand why STEM is important to them and their future by engaging them in a creative media project that explores a STEM concept and demonstrate its impact on the world today and in the future.|
|Eligibility: Contest is open to all youth in grades 3-12, living in Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates counties.|
|How to Enter: You can enter as an individual or a team of up to four students, plus an adult mentor or advisor over the age of 21. Create a video no longer than 3 minutes long that explores a topic in science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics and shows how impacts the world today and in the future. You have until March 1st to submit your video. Download complete contest rules, entry form and permission forms, below.|
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Review Process: Videos will be judged by a panel of community leaders and educators* on the basis of STEM content, clarity, and creativity. First, second and third place winners will be awarded in three categories: grades 3-6, grades 7-9 and grades 10-12. Prizes: First prize in each category is $500. Second prize is $100 and third prize is $50. Winning videos will be shown publicly on YouTube and an On-Demand channel on Time Warner Cable. Winners will be invited to a gala award reception at the Rochester Museum & Science Center, co-hosted by WXXI's Helene Biandudi and WHAM13-TV's Don Alhart. Sponsors:
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* Contest Judges: Jack Garner, Glenn Johnson, Karen Iglesia, Matthew Augustine & Bonnie Garner.