Climate Superstars

Enter the Climate Superstars Challenge for a chance to win $5,000 for Samsung products for your classroom. Registration now open!

Show Me The Tasks

See the list of Climate Superstars tasks and download a sample task.

See Tasks

Give Me Some Guidance

Download the Educator Guide with supplemental material to give each task context, lesson suggestions, and resources.


Sign Me Up!

Register to participate to win a $5,000 e-voucher for your classroom. (Only teachers need to register, not students)


What is the Climate Superstars Challenge?

The Climate Superstars is an online environmental challenge that gets kids excited about the environment and how they can take an active role in caring for its future.

During the challenge, middle school classrooms (Grades 6-8) complete short tasks geared towards environmental literacy and energy efficiency. Classes that complete at least 7 tasks in the month of October (1-31) will be entered into a drawing to win one of six $5,000 e-vouchers for Samsung products like tablets, laptops, and interactive displays to modernize their classrooms!

It’s simple!

If you are a middle school teacher (grades 6-8)* in the United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico, simply register your class and get set for the October 1 start!

What do I need to do?

During the month of October, visit the online portal to view and complete tasks. You only need to complete 7 tasks to be included in the prize drawing.

What are the tasks to complete?

Tasks are NGSS-aligned learning activities that take roughly 15-20 minutes to complete. They're easy to fit into your daily schedule as a fun complement to your lesson plans and can be performed online or in-person.

  • You can complete the tasks at your pace - one a day, two a day, or all in one day.
  • All tasks are available on the first day of the Challenge (Oct.1), so you can choose decide which ones to do.
  • See task list and examples

What are this year's prizes?

This year's winning classrooms will receive a $5,000 e-voucher for Samsung products like tablets, laptops, and interactive displays to modernize their classrooms. Six classrooms will be awarded. One of the six prize winners will also win a special celebration event provided by Samsung.

Who organizes the Climate Superstars Challenge?

The Challenge is presented by Samsung, ENERGY STAR®, and the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF).

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* Climate Superstars is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and legal residents of Puerto Rico,  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 6-8, including State or Federally Funded Expanded Learning Programs and Charter Schools that are 50 percent or more publicly funded.

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