Robin Age Scooby-Doo contest for Kids

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Participate in the Scooby-Doo contest and win exciting prizes from POGO!

Help Scooby and Shaggy unscramble the words so that they can go and buy the delicious food items!

Last Date for Entries: 21st June 2015

Click here to participate

Natural Capital Olympiad

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The Natural Capital Olympiad aims to inculcate the habit of assimilating, learning and creating an appreciation for nature among the young generation. The Olympiad will cover topics like Plant life, Animal life, Environmental issues like Global warming and Climate change and have a section on our forests, sanctuaries and the parks of the country. The Olympiad does so in a in a manner that encourages the children to think, assimilate and logically reason as they attempt the questions as opposed to mugging up facts and meritorious students will be honoured with scholarships to encourage them further, along with certificates and media coverage.

School Prerequisites

Enrolling schools must be of either English or Hindi medium schools. The schools under CBSE, ICSE, IB and all state boards are welcome to enroll for the Olympiad. A minimum of 10 students must take part. 

Student Prerequisites

Each participant must be from class 3 – class 10 only, and of a school registered for the Natural Capital Olympiad.

Participation Process

Students willing to participate must register online through their schools after paying a sum of Rs. 100/- as participation fee.

Syllabus/Recommended reading

Students may refer to NCERT and other boards certified textbooks while preparing for the Olympiad. The Olympiad itself also offers a reference book for students enrolling for the Olympiad. We also encourage them to keep abreast with current affairs and general knowledge related to plant life, animal life, environmental issues like global warming and climate change, as well as our forests, sanctuaries and the parks of the country and important people part of the global conservation movement. 

Reference Material

Students wishing to purchase the reference material may do so by submitting a sum of Rs. 100/- and it will be delivered to the school. The same may also be bought from the website at www.naturalcaptialolympiad.com/online-store.html 

Awards

    1. School topper awards: Gold, silver and bronze awards after school round 
         (for schools with more than 50 participants) 
    2. Class-wise National Rank 1 - Rs. 25,000 (Toppers from classes III to X) 
    3. Class-wise National Rank 2 – Rs.15,000(Toppers from classes III to X) 
    4. Class-wise National Rank 3 – Rs. 10,000 (Toppers from classes III to X) 
    5. Consolation prizes of Rs 1000 each 
    6. Best Principal Awards 
    7. Best Teacher Awards

First Round – In schools

Date: 24th August, 28th September & 30th November 2015

Format: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

No. of questions: 40

Marks: 50

Negative marking: No

Time: 60 minutes.

Venue: Respective schools

The questions will fall under six categories:

1. Flora (Entire plant life, forests, national parks, sanctuaries etc.) – 8 questions.
2. Fauna (Animal Kingdom, wildlife) – 8 questions.
3. Terra (Environment, communities, geography) – 8 questions.
4. Aqua (Marine life, oceans, water bodies, etc.) – 4 questions.
5. Mental Aptitude – 4 questions.
6. General Awareness – 8 questions.

NOTE: 
Each question will carry 1 or 2 marks (marked by the Olympiad leaf icon) depending on difficulty level. 
Each category will have a combination of both types of questions. 

Second Round – At regional centres

Participation: Only selected students

Venue: Across five regional centres

Date: Will be intimated to the selected finalists.

Children will have to travel to the regional centres at their own cost.

How to participate

Schools interested in participating may send an e-mail to olympiad@saevus.in or contact the Saevus office at 022 – 25708580 to receive their registration forms. 

Schools must submit the completed registration forms by 31st July 2015. 

Registered schools will then receive a unique identification code from the Olympiad – to help during all communication thereafter. The Schools must then send us the class-wise list of students participating in the Olympiad. There is no upper or lower limit on the number of participants from each school.

Enrolled students will then be given their roll numbers and digital admit cards which can be downloaded from the Olympiad website. 

The reference books will be shipped to the respective schools by the last week of September

Further details visit http://www.naturalcapitalolympiad.com/

World Competition for Children’s drawings Bansko 2015

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Theme
Choose one of the fallowing subjects
a) Free – the choice of theme is inrestricted
b) Friends – people or animals that spend most of their free time playing together or help each school

Participating ages:
Children aged 4-18 may apply

Picture Size:
a) min. 30/40 cm
b) max. 49/70 cm
Drawings less than 30/40 cm will be disqualified

Materials to use:
There are not specifications as to materials,
instruments or mode of drawing but the entries must be the original works of the children.

Application time period
Accepted from 1st May 2014
Deadline: On or before 15th July, 2015

Personal Data:
Entry pieces must be completed on the back at the lower left – hand corner with block letters or typed on a sheet of paper 15/20 sm./for the overseas entries/ with the following data:
First name
Family name
Gender
Age
Nationality
Address /e-mail, telephone/
Telephone
E-mail
Title of the picture

·Number of entries:
Each participant may submit up to 2 pictures.

Judgement:
A committee of Bulgarian painters and experts will judge the entries.

Announcement of the Winners:
After the winning pictures are chosen, a letter of announcement will be sent to every participating organization.
The results will be published on www.malykzograf.com

The Prize

The Big Prize of the town of Bansko – “Little Moler” statuette and a money prize.

The Special Prize of the “Little Zograff” Foundation

Gold prize – 12
Silver prize – 24
Bronze prize – 36
Honorable Mention – 50

An exhibition with the entries which were awarded a prize will be held 5th September 2015 in Bansko. The entries which have been awarded a prize will be published into a catalogue to be presented to each winner.

“Little Zograff” Foundation reserves the rights to all pictures submitted.

Please send the drawings to the following address:

Little Zograff Foundation
World Competition for Children’s Drawings 2015
Tourist information Center
4 Vazrazhdane square
2770 Bansko
Bulgaria

E-mail: malykzograf@malykzograf.com

Visit the website for further information

Source: website

GREEN Olympiad 2015 and GREEN OLYMPIAD JUNIOR 2015

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The GREEN Olympiad is an annual written examination on environment initiated by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in 1999. The exam is conducted by Educating Youth for Sustainable Development Division of TERI and attracts participation from lakhs of school students across India and abroad.


The examination is open only for schools affiliated to recognized education boards and educational trusts. Students enrolled in such schools from grades VIII, IX and X can appear in this examination.

 UNESCO and DESD (Decade of Education for Sustainable Development -2004-2015) has endorsed GREEN Olympiad since 2011.

Green Olympiad 2015

Theme: Our Environment Date(s) of examination 3 September 2015 AND 14 October 2015 (school can opt for only one of these dates) 
Time Duration: 2 Hours (1000 Hrs. – 1200 Hrs.)
 Last date for Registration: 31 July 2015 
Classes: VIII, IX and X 

Please read the following instructions carefully before filling up the Registration Form: 
 The examination is open ONLY for schools affiliated to recognized education boards and educational trusts. Private coaching centers or other similar institutes are not eligible to participate in this examination.
 The Green Olypiad is open to students from classes VIII to X. The examination can be taken either in English or Hindi. Each school will be the center for its registered students.
 Each school can nominate any number of students for Green Olympiad. However, participation of a minimum number of 20 students is mandatory. Roll numbers will be notified on the project website (www.teriin.org/olympiad) upon completion of the registration process. Awards under various categories - highest participation, highest average scores (state and national level), etc. will be given to schools.
 Individual registrations from students for Green Olympiad will not be accepted.
 Each participating student has to pay Rs 75/- as ‘registration fee’ to his/her school. The school has to pay the total registration fee (Rs 75/- × number of participating students) through a bank draft drawn in favour of TERI, payable at New Delhi. Cash/cheque will not be accepted.
 The school can retain Rs. 100/- for every 20 registered participants; and for more than 500 students, a sum of Rs 2500/- can be retained by them (towards logistics, draft making and postal charges and other related expenditure for conducting this examination).
 Registration closes on 31 July 2015. Late entries will not be accepted.
 The examination will be conducted on two different dates. Schools can select only one date for the examination, and tick the same in the registration form. No request for change will be accepted thereafter. Required examination material will be sent according to the date opted by the school. Schools are requested to keep roll numbers to view their results online.
 Important instruction for schools/ students: Schools are requested to access results online with the help of allotted school code and roll numbers. The results will be available at project website (www.teriin.org/olympiad). TERI will not entertain any individual requests for results at any stage. Students can also check their individual scores with the help of allotted roll numbers. Complete mark list along with certificates will also be sent along with the certificates to the schools.
 All participants will receive ‘Certificate’ upon completion of the evaluation process. Certificates will also be given to all teacher coordinators for the project at the school level.
 Please check the project website on regular basis for updates on the examination.

Please send in the completed registration form, list of participants and the bank draft drawn in favor of TERI, payable at New Delhi to:

The GREEN Olympiad 2015 
Environment Education and Awareness Area
The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
Darbari Seth Block, IHC Complex Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003, India
Tel.: 46444500, 24339606, 24682100 Fax: 24339609, 24682144 India +91 Delhi 0(11)
E-mail: go@teri.res.in Website: www.teriin.org/olympiad
Click here for Green Olympiad registration form and detaimls
Sample Questions
Green Olympiad Quiz

GREEN OLYMPIAD JUNIOR 2015
Examination Date: 10 December 2015
Last Date of Registrations: 15 October 2015

Open for students of class IV - V

Sample Questions for Green Olympiad Junior

Indumatee Media Student Awards 2015 for Short Story

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Indumatee Media Student Awards for Short Story is now open for submissions to students currently enrolled in school/ college. 

Guidelines & Rules: 

1. The Short Story competition is open for School & College Students. Qualification is School Students of Classes 8th to 12th / Students pursuing ITI or Diploma/ College Students pursuing Graduate, B.E/ B. Tech, MBBS, LLB. 
2. Entries must be in Odia language and the original work of the student. 
3. No registration and no entry fee. 
4. The Short Story must be between 1200 and 1500 words.  
5. Short Stories may be about any topic and in any form and unpublished work
6. Short Stories should not be a translation of another writer’s work. 
7. Entry should be an individual effort and not a combined work. 
8. No alterations may be made to essay once submitted and your Short Story will not be returned, so please keep a copy. 
9. Please submit your work hand written or typed, single-sided with pages numbered and title as a header on first page and it should carry the name of the Author, Qualification, Father/ Guardian’s name, Address, Mobile/ Telephone number (along with STD code) and E- mail ID (optional)
10. The author will be solely responsible for any violation of the Copyright Act where the material submitted for the competition is not original. 
11. The Judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. 
12. We hold the rights to cancel any entry without any prior information and clarification. 
13. The Anthology publication will include 15 to 20 Short Stories. If your Short Story published in that year's anthology, you will be notified and we will ask you to send a photo of yourself and a brief biography, a hand written or typed cover letter i.e Statement of Endorsement stating that you are eligible, the name & address of your school or college and Statement of Authenticity
14. Closing date for receipt of entries is 25th June, 2015. Entries received after this date will not be considered. 
15. Winners will be notified via e-mail or by phone/ post. 
16. Please send your Short Stories by Post and mark your envelope “Indumatee Media Student Awards 2015 for Short Story” and send it to Akshaya Sahoo, C/o- Indumatee Media, Gajendrapur, Kalashree Gopalpur, Jajpur-754292, Odisha. 
17. Online submissions will not be accepted. 
18. Winners will be announced within one month after the deadline for competition. 
19. The winners will be announced on the Odishabook.com website. 

20. Comments or questions about the Indumatee Media Student Awards are welcome. Please write to indumateemediastudentawards@gmail.com

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