Colorado last year we ran contests for a poster and also a written
theme paper on "water," for different grade categories (first-second,
third-fourth, fifth-sixth and seventh-eighth), with the winners getting
a $100 U.S. Savings Bond.
Mountain Association of Geologists (RMAG) provided the funds and
a place to send or bring the entries. We advertised to teachers
-- including personal calls -- but our results came from an early
RMAG ad suggesting members get their kids, grandkids etc., to enter.
a picture of a cute second grade winner in this month's RMAG "Outcrop,"
(and) boy, did she get a kick out of being on the Web and in the
had a meeting in May with our state geologist, our most popular
TV weatherman and myself to plan some other activities for this