The National Environmental Education Foundation is pleased to congratulate the winners of its 2014 National EE Week Photo Contest:
First Place: Yancey Ranspot, via Facebook. Caption: Deaf and hard of hearing students from the Albuquerque Sign Language Academy collect data with school interpreter & BEMP staff along the Rio Grande.
Second Place: THPRD Natural Resources, via Facebook. Caption: Eighth graders from the Health and Science School in Beaverton, OR have been volunteering with us to survey for amphibians in our ponds at Tualatin Hills Nature Park. On April 12, they went out looking for tadpoles!
Third Place: acesaspen, via Instagram. Caption: Fourth graders at a Colorado elementary school study solar science with acesaspen
Entries were judged on environmental education focus, STEM relevancy, degree to which the photo illustrated student engagement in the activity being photographed, originality, and quality of the photo.
The top three Grand Prize Winners were awarded the following:
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