About the International Children's Painting Competition
The ICPC is open to all elementary and middle school students ages six to 14. Artworks must be done on either letter or legal size paper and can be done using crayons, colored pencils, watercolors, oils, etc. The style is free. The deadline for submissions is January 15, 2008. For complete entry rules and conditions, please visit http://www.BayerUS.com/MSMS.
First place winners are selected from each UNEP region including Africa; Asia and the Pacific; West Asia; Europe; Latin America and the Caribbean; and, North America. There are cash prizes involved and these winners are awarded with a fully-paid trip for themselves and their chaperones to the main WED celebrations on June 5, 2008. This year those celebrations will take place in Wellington, New Zealand.
In addition, other winners from the six UNEP regions are celebrated at special World Environment festivities held in the regional host cities.
All regional winners will be announced on Earth Day, April 22, 2008.
About Making Science Make Sense in Kansas City
Making Science Make Sense (MSMS) is Bayer's company-wide initiative that advances science literacy through hands-on, inquiry-based science learning, employee volunteerism and public education. Currently, Bayer's Kansas City site is one of 12 Bayer sites around the country that operate local MSMS programs, which together feature a national volunteer corps of more than 1,000 employees.
In Kansas City, Bayer employees volunteer in elementary schools to help
teachers teach and students learn science the way scientists do - by doing
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