Samsung Climate Superstars: Be a Climate Superstar and win tablets for your classroom

Samsung Climate Superstars

Enter the Climate Superstars Challenge for a Chance to Win 5 Samsung Tablets for Your Classroom -  Registration Now Open!

Think your students have what it takes to tackle the 2019 Climate Superstars Challenge? Presented by Samsung, ENERGY STAR®, and the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), Climate Superstars is a 10-day online environmental challenge that will get kids excited about the environment and how they can take an active role in caring for its future. And, if your classroom completes enough daily tasks, you’ll have the chance to win five Samsung Galaxy Tablets with ENERGY STAR Certification!  20 Classes will be awarded!

Timeline: Registration (October 14) > Contest Start (October 21) > Contest End (October 31) > Winners Announced (November 4)

It’s simple!

If you are a middle school teacher (grades 6-9) in the United States, visit the Climate Superstars site from October 14 to October 20, 2019 to register your class for the contest. Once your registration is approved, you’ll be ready to participate when the competition begins on October 21!

Using the online portal, you’ll be able to view daily challenges, record your progress, and check your point totals. Points are earned for each completed task, and classes with at least seven (7) points by midnight on October 31 will be entered into a drawing for five (5) free tablets, courtesy of Samsung.

By participating in the Climate Superstars Challenge, not only will you help your students become more environmentally conscious, you’ll teach them the value of collaboration when it comes to tackling big problems like climate change. And a handful of new tablets will certainly make an impact on the way students engage with your lesson plans.

Who is eligible?

Climate Superstars is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older and currently employed as a full-time teacher/educator in a public Middle School, grades 6-9, including State or Federally Funded Expanded Learning Programs and Charter Schools that are 50 percent or more publicly funded. 

How can I participate?

Visit the Climate Superstars site during the registration period from October 14 to October 20, 2019, and follow the directions to complete and submit an Official Entry Form. Limit one (1) registration per person. See official rules here.

What are the daily tasks to complete?

Each task will take roughly 10-15 minutes to complete, so they’re easy to fit into your daily schedule as a fun compliment to your lesson plans.
Below are some of the tasks we have planned:

  • Learn About Climate Change and How You Can Make a Difference with ENERGY STAR - Short quiz
  • Celebrate ENERGY STAR Day by taking the ENERGY STAR Pledge 
  • Do a Home ENERGY STAR Check-Up- Take-home activity
  • Take ENERGY STAR Actions to Help Protect the Climate - Reporting on energy saving actions you take 
  • Streaming Smart - Short quiz on energy-efficient streaming devices
  • Light Your Moments with Energy Star - Finding incandescent light bulbs in your home
  • Do a School ENERGY STAR Check-Up - In-school energy check-up activity 
  • Find Out More about Electric Cars - Draw an electric car of the future 
  • Learn About Vampire Power - Quiz on electronics that use energy when turned off
     

How do I earn points?

Each school day (Monday-Friday) during the contest period (Monday, Oct. 21 to Thursday, Oct. 31), visit the online portal to view that day’s new challenge. By completing a challenge, you will earn the respective number of points for that particular challenge. Classrooms that earn at least seven (7) points INCLUDING taking the ENERGY STAR® Pledge by midnight on October 31 will be entered into the Samsung tablet drawing.

When is the drawing?

A random drawing will be conducted on Monday, November 4. Twenty (20) winners will be announced, with each winner receiving five (5) Samsung tablets. Prize winners will be notified via email or phone within three (3) business days of the drawing. You must respond within three (3) business days after being notified in order to claim your prize.

Questions? Contact us!

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