Apr
27
Mon
Chemists Celebrate Earth Week Poem Contest Entries Due
Apr 27 @ 11:59 pm

The Indiana Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade (Four categories: K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12).
Contest Deadline: April 27, 2020
Prizes: 1st Place = $100, 2nd Place = $50, and 3rd Place = $25 in each age group.
Contact: Send official entries with entry form as a pdf file to brittany.rauzan@corteva.com or mail to Brittany Rauzan at 9330 Zionsville Road Indianapolis, IN 46268. All entries must be received by midnight on April 27th.

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Winners will advance to the National Illustrated Poem Contest for a chance to be featured on the ACS website and to win prizes!

Write and illustrate a poem using the CCEW theme, “Protecting Our Planet through Chemistry.”

Your poem must be no more than 40 words and in the following styles to be considered:
HAIKU – LIMERICK – ODE – ABC POEM – FREE VERSE – END RHYME – BLANK VERSE

Possible topics related to sustainable chemistry include:

  • Green chemistry
  • Clean air and water
  • Environment
  • Natural resources
  • Pollution
  • Waste

Entries will be judged based upon:

  • Green chemistry Environment Pollution
  • Clean air and water Natural resources Waste
  • Artistic Merit – use of color, quality of drawing, design & layout
  • Poem Message – fun, motivational, inspiring about yearly theme
  • Originality Creativity – unique, clever and/or creative design
  • Neatness – free of spelling and grammatical errors

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