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Shane McConkey Eco Challenge 2017

Want to win $10,000 in prize money for your school? Enter the Shane McConkey Eco Challenge 2017 by clicking here. Shane McConkey was a pro skier, a geek, a goofball, a movie star and a guy who believed we could make the world a better place. Most of all, he cared about protecting our planet. Global warming isn’t cool, but protecting the environment is. So this fall, students all across the country, and those who participate in the Hot Planet Cool Athletes program are invited to enter the Shane McConkey Eco Challenge. Get a team together and come up with a creative idea to help fight climate change in your very own school and you could win up to $6,000 to keep the momentum going. Since 2011, the Shane McConkey Foundation has donated over $80,000 to schools for environmental improvement projects.

Save On Energy 2nd Annual Teacher Grant® is an online marketplace that helps residential and commercial energy consumers shop for electricity and natural gas supply. They partner with a variety of leading energy suppliers to offer consumers an easy way to make online comparisons and enroll in energy plans in their area. Interested in winning $500 for your classroom?® is looking for the best lesson plans for teaching students about energy or sustainability and is open to K-8th grade educators. They teach consumers of all ages about the many aspects of energy in their Learning Center through blog posts, videos and infographics. Plus, their Nico the Ninja guides help teach kids about electrical safety and energy savings. Click here for more information and a submission form.