Students in grades 3 to 8, it’s time to show Millie the muskrat that you know about the dangers of fast flowing water.
Make a poster or write a script for a video commercial for a chance to WIN GIFT CARDS.
This contest gives students in grades 3 to 8 an opportunity to design a poster or safety script about the dangers of fast flowing water, and to win great prizes for themselves and their school.
Contest participants are recognized at a city wide award ceremony - the winning poster is featured on a billboard and the winning script is professionally produced into a 30-second commercial!
The contest is based on teacher-developed and ministry approved curriculum materials that are freely available from Conservation Sudbury.
These grade specific lesson plans and activities on fast flowing water safety, give teachers a turn-key solution in the classroom.
This is a classroom group assignment, where you and group(s) of up to 5 students will work together to develop ideas for a fast flowing water safety commercial. If your script is selected by our judging panel, a professional crew will come to your school to shoot an official commercial with all of the students in your class, following your idea submission.
The purpose of this contest is to spread the message that fast flowing water, though hard to resist, poses a real danger. In this contest we are asking classes to present a commercial idea showing their understanding of the dangers of fast flowing water and how to stay safe around these waterways.
Entry is open to classrooms in grades three to eight from all schools within the City of Greater Sudbury. It is an objective of the contest to encompass