Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Video Contest
Thank you for your interest in National Environmental Education Week (EE Week), the nation's largest organized environmental education event. Here you will find information on how to register and get involved in EE Week, as well as links to lesson plans and resources that may be helpful as you develop classroom projects for your Solve for Tomorrow contest entries.
National EE Week is April 10-16, 2011. Register today! It's quick, free and a great way to gain access to high-quality environmental education resources year-round.
EE Week is the nation's largest organized environmental education event. Held each April the week before Earth Day as a celebration of the dedicated educators and students across the country who are committed to environmental literacy, EE Week connects educators with environmental resources to promote K-12 students' understanding of the environment. We also highlight success stories from schools across the United States engaged in exciting environmental education projects, share timely environmental education news and resources for educators in a monthly e-newsletter, help you find nature centers and other facilities for field experiences and much more. And it's all free!
We invite you to browse our wealth of online resources, tools and curricular materials by exploring EEWeek.org. Once you have learned what we're all about, we hope you'll register to join us for EE Week, April 10-16, 2011.
Getting your school involved in EE Week could not be easier. It's free, and you'll receive our monthly e-newsletters, certificates of participation, access to discounts and special offers from our partners, promotional materials to help you spread the word about your EE Week events and activities and a grade-level-specific toolkit of resources to help you get started planning your activities. Simply register online to get started.
Some of the ways schools choose to get involved with EE Week include:
- Implementing an environmental service-learning project;
- Visiting a local nature center, zoo, aquarium or wildlife reserve;
- Engaging students in environment-themed lessons in any discipline;
- Learning about and testing the water quality of a local river or stream;
- Calculating and working to reduce individual carbon footprints and much more.
To support your entry for the Solve for Tomorrow video contest, and to help students answer the contest question -- How can you use science or math to improve the environment in your community? -- we have put together a list of websites providing high-quality, standards-based STEM lesson plans with a focus on the environment.
- Classroom Earth
- Discovery Education Classroom Resources
- Earth Day Network Educators' Network
- EE Week Curricula Library
- National Geographic Education
- National Science Teachers Assocation SciLinks
- National Science Teachers Association Learning Center
- Science NetLinks
No purchase necessary to enter or win in the Samsung "Solve for Tomorrow" Education Contest. Open to legal residents of the 50 US & DC, 21 or older & currently employed as a public school teacher, grades 6-12. Void where prohibited. Contest begins 9/13/10, ends 2/25/11. For Official Rules and judging criteria, go to www.samsung.com/solvefortomorrow. Sponsor: Samsung Electronics America, Inc.