Poetry Contest Winners!
May is Clean Air Month. Celebrate with DNR's Air, Air Everywhere Poetry Contest!
Help DNR celebrate Clean Air Month this May be leading your students through an activity (or more than one) from the Air, Air Everywhere Teacher's Activity Guide, which aims to teach 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grade students about air quality and the importance of clean air.
Teachers, please submit original poems and riddles created by your students as part of the Where's the Air? activity to the Wisconsin DNR. The winning poem (and two runners-up) will be featured on the Wisconsin DNR EEK!-Environmental Education for Kids website The winner will receive an award certificate and a class set of "it all adds up to cleaner air" solar calculators to share with his/her classmates. The teacher of the winning students will receive a certificate for a free Project WILD or Project Wet workshop.
As part of the Where’s the Air? activity, students will complete simple sensory experiments to discover the characteristics of air and then write a poem or riddle describing air.
Download the complete Air, Air Everywhere guide which includes ten activities.
For more information about air education contact, Lindsay Haas, (262) 574-2113.