Dig It! The Secrets of Soil Science Fair Project Contest
Teachers do you have students that love science? What about kids that love to dig in the dirt? If so, MIE is pleased to be a sponsor of The California Museum's Dig It! The Secrets of Soil Science Fair Project Contest. This fun and educational contest is open to students in grades 2-7. Entries are due on World Soil Day, December 5, 2014. The top 20 finalists will be invited to participate the science fair at The California Museum on February 7, 2015, where the judges will award two grand prize winners; each will be awarded a $1,000 cash scholarship provided by Soil Science Society of America. The two grand prize winners' projects will also be featured on the Museum's web site and displayed in the Museum's lobby through the end of the Dig It! The Secrets of Soil exhibit on March 29, 2015. Click here to download the contest flier and share with your students. As well, to get more details on the contest, visit the Museum's web site here. Now let's get digging!
2015 Water Spots Video Contest
Have you signed up for this year's Water Spots Video Contest yet? Now is the time to get your students engaged about water efficiency in a fun and challenging way! The top videos will be shown on the Jumbotron at Raley Field during a River Cats game and cash prizes will be awarded! Click here to get all the details.
California Central Valley Spelling Bee
On your mark, get set, S-P-E-L-L ! The Sacramento Bee is pleased to announce the upcoming 32nd annual California Central Valley Spelling Bee. The champion speller wins an all-expense paid trip to the Washington, D.C. area to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Get your school and students involved now. Early enrollment is taking place now. Please follow this link to learn more, here.
The Bee Preps Show
Are you a sports fan? If so we are proud to announce The Bee Preps Show, a 30-minute weekly high school sports show that airs every Tuesday throughout the school year on Comcast SportsNet California. The show is hosted by Joe Davidson, The Bee's award-winning reporter and Mike Finnerty, who has covered Sacramento area sports since 2006. The content will focus on more than 120 high schools in the greater Sacramento region. A library of all shows will be available at sacbee.com/preps. Check out the show online and the preps page that includes sports news, stories, photos and blogs and be sure to share with your students, teachers and parents!
2014-2015 Classroom Subscription
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