Minnesota SME Section

  • 1.  Move Mining Next Gen!

    Posted 01-08-2019 12:19 PM

    Why is #Mining Important in Our Lives? Enter Mineral Education Coalition's K-12 Move Mining Next Gen video competition and your answer to that question could earn you a cash prize.

    Videos of 3 minutes or less are due by January 14, 2019.

    Submit your video early and increase your chances to win the People's Choice award. http://www.moveminingnextgen.org/

    Big Prizes!!
    Best Overall: $1,000
     The Best Overall award is given to the video chosen from all entries that best represents the spirit of the Move Mining Next Gen competition. This video will rise above expectations and explore different filming methods, unique scripting, elaborate design and more while still conveying how mining impacts our lives.

    Best in Grade K-5: $250 Awarded to the video created by an individual or a team in grades kindergarten through 5th that inspires action, stimulates thought and creates excitement about mining. This video motivates viewers to explore how mining impacts their everyday lives and encourages them to spread the word.

    Best in Grade 6-8: $250 Awarded to the video created by an individual or a team in grades 6th through 8th that brings the most fun and style to telling the world about mining. This video will be unique while still accurately sending the right message about why mining is important and how it impacts our lives.

    Best in Grade 9-12: $250 Awarded to the video created by an individual or team in grades 9th through 12th that really brings creativity and a fresh take on presenting the importance of mining. This video will convey the importance of mining to the world through creative expression and unique styling.

    People's Choice Award: $500 Awarded to the video that not only inspired, but created BUZZ around the world! This video will have received the most votes online by viewers. Win this award by getting the most votes on your video before February 14, 2019.

    Julie Marinucci
    MN Section SME Chair