The Ocean Awareness Essay Contest is a great way to explore a career as a science writer–and possibly win thousands of dollars doing it!
The goal of the From the Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Essay Contest is to challenge high school students to think critically about real issues impacting the ocean and help teachers meet Next Generation Science Standards. The 2014 contest theme is Plastic Pollution in the Ocean. The contest invites students to tackle the issue individually or collaboratively through an ART, ADVOCACY or ESSAY option.
Winning entries can earn students (and their school) up $1,500 in prize money. Read the full story »