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Eversource Challenge Entry Submission

Please select the appropriate link below to submit your entry.
Submissions must be received or postmarked by Saturday, March 27th, 2021.

Only the projects listed below can be submitted online.
All other Eversource Challenge entries should be mailed to the address below.
We can accept up to 20 entries online. If you have more than 20 entries you can make an additional online submission or mail all of your entries to:

Motus Experiential
Eversource Challenge
ATTN: Scott Halstead
P.O. Box 2353
South Hamilton, MA 01982-9998

If you have any questions please email info@eversourceinschool.com or call 1-800-674-8243 x3.

Grade 3 | Limericks

Write two limericks about different ways you can save energy! A limerick is a funny poem that consists of five lines: Lines 1, 2, and 5 have nine syllables and the last words of each line must rhyme, while lines 3 and 4 have six syllables and the last words of each line must rhyme. Your first limerick should be about saving energy in your home, and the second should be about saving energy at school.

  • Provide two limericks on one 8.5″ x 11″ page.
  • Entries must be typed.
  • A proper submission includes:
    • Student name, school, and grade on the document
    • Completed consent form.

PARENT SUBMISSIONCLICK HERE
TEACHER SUBMISSIONCLICK HERE

Grade 6 | Letter to Parents

Write a letter to your parent(s) or guardian(s), challenging them to change their energy habits and become more energy efficient. Bring up topics such as energy conservation (for example, turning off the lights) and using energy-efficient technologies like LED bulbs.

  • Entries must be 500 words or less, double-spaced and typed.
  • A proper submission includes:
    • Student name, school, and grade on the document
    • Completed consent form

PARENT SUBMISSIONCLICK HERE
TEACHER SUBMISSIONCLICK HERE

Grade 7 | News Article

Write a news article explaining why it’s important to save energy. Your article should describe the concepts of energy efficiency and conservation and why they are important in protecting the environment. Remember to use supporting details to back up your information, and include tips on how readers can save more energy in their daily lives.

  • Entries must be typed and double-spaced and should be no more than two (2) single pages or one (1) front and back.
  • A proper submission includes:
    • Student name, school, and grade on the document
    • Completed consent form

PARENT SUBMISSIONCLICK HERE
TEACHER SUBMISSIONCLICK HERE

Grade 8 | Public-Service Announcement

Prepare a sixty (60) second public-service announcement (PSA) and record yourself delivering the PSA for your local radio stations. The one-minute announcement should cover energy conservation and/or energy efficiency. Check that your information is accurate and that your message is clear and persuasive.

  • Entries must be typed and double-spaced.
  • The audio recording must be exactly :60 seconds in length.
  • Audio must be clear and be able to be emailed/uploaded (max 10 MB file) for submission.
    The audio recordings constitute part of the Entries and are subject to the Judging Criteria.
  • A proper submission includes:
    • Student name, school, and grade on the document
    • Completed consent form

PARENT SUBMISSIONCLICK HERE
TEACHER SUBMISSIONCLICK HERE

Grade 9-12 | Persuasive Image

Produce a persuasive image, in words or pictures, that advocates for an energy topic. Write a short poem (125 words or less), draw a cartoon strip (12 cells or less), on energy efficiency, an alternate energy source, or environmental concern. Picture yourself meeting with a friend whose attitude on the issue you wish to change to match your opinion. Entries will be evaluated based on scientific validity and concise and convincing imagery. Every word counts; remember that a picture is worth a thousand words.

  • 125-word poem must be typed and double-spaced.
  • A proper submission includes:
    • Student name, school, and grade on the document
    • Completed consent form

*PLEASE NOTE: ONLY THE POEM CAN BE SUBMITTED ONLINE. CARTOON STRIPS SHOULD BE MAILED TO THE ADDRESS ABOVE:

PARENT SUBMISSIONCLICK HERE
TEACHER SUBMISSIONCLICK HERE

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Eversource School Programs
C/O MotusExp
PO Box 2353
South Hamilton MA 01982
1-800-674-8243 X2
eversourceschoolprogram@eversource.com

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Eversource School Programs
C/O MotusExp
PO Box 2353
South Hamilton MA 01982
1-800-674-8243 X2
eversourceschoolprogram@eversource.com

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