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  • Life on Mars Story Contest

    Mission:
    Have you ever wondered if there really is life on Mars? Do you think humans will be able to visit the planet or even live there someday? Write about it! Your mission is to create a one- to two-page short story about life on Mars. We're looking for fun, creative entries, so use your imagination!

    Things to Consider:
    When you're writing your story, think about what life would be like on Mars. What sorts of beings live on the planet? What do they look like? What do they do for fun? Where do they live? What sorts of funny situations do they get themselves in? Have fun, and let your mind run wild.

    Contest Rules:

    1. Students may work on their stories in groups or individually.
    2. Submissions should be one to two pages long.
    3. Include teacher's name, school name and address, student's name(s), and grade level on the back of each the entry. If an electronic entry is submitted, include this information in the e-mail.
    4. Send stories via e-mail to hollie@space-explorers.com or mail to the following address:
      Space Explores, Inc.
      Attn: Hollie Miller
      1825 Nimitz Dr.
      De Pere, WI 54115
    5. All entries must be postmarked by Monday, May 2, 2005.

    Judging Criteria:
    Entries will be judged by Space Explorers staff. Submissions will earn points for creativity, readability, and following project guidelines and will be judged according to three age categories: Kindergarten - Grade 3, Grades 4 - 6, and Grade 7 - High School.

    Awards:
    Winners will be notified by mail with a Certificate of Achievement in May 2005. Winning submissions in each category will also be showcased on Space Explorers' website.

     
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