Educator Challenge: Challenge Accepted

For Individuals or Groups — 50 bonus points (Maximum 1 entry per school)

YOUR CHALLENGE: Next year will mark the 20th Anniversary of The Fairchild Challenge. To celebrate this historic milestone we are offering participating teachers the opportunity to have a direct voice in the creation of a Challenge. Educators will develop an original, botanical-themed challenge in one of the STEAM disciplines. The challenge shall be an individual or group entry at the ES, MS or HS level. It can be, but is not limited to, a student-driven authentic research project. The challenge shall meet state standards, require no additional materials and be accessible to students of different learning abilities. Potential partnerships will be considered. Downloadable PDF

ENTRY SUBMISSION: Wednesday, October 7, 2020 by 5:00 pm

Electronically submit the following:

Email a digital copy to challenge6-8@fairchildgarden.org

✓  Entry Requirements:
 Entry must be emailed to challenge6-8@fairchildgarden.org and include name of teacher and school in attachment name and the email message
 Entry must be an original, botanical-themed challenge in one of the STEAM disciplines
 Entry must be an individual or group submission at the at the Elementary, Middle or High School level
 Entry must follow template
 Entry must meet state standards and be accessible to students of different learning abilities
 Bibliography must be submitted citing at least 5 sources, following MLA or APA format
 On-time entry submission (late entries may not receive points)

EVALUATION CRITERIA: 
For more information on how your submission will be evaluated, see Educator Challenge Evaluation Sheet

 

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