Bergen Community College Extends Registration Deadline for Sustainability Challenge to Jan. 30, 2013
By Mel Fabrikant Friday, January 04, 2013, 01:15 AM EST
There is no fee for students to participate.
The Sustainability Institute designed the Challenge, “How Can You Reuse, Repurpose, or Remake Empty Plastic Bottles to Lessen Their Impact on Our World,” to raise sustainability awareness and to promote environmental stewardship and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) learning for students in grades 1 through 12 who reside in Bergen County.
Students in grades 1 through 4 can submit a poster or art project; students in grades 5 through 12 can submit a business plan or science project.
Competition judging for grades 1 through 6 will be on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 and Thursday, April 18, 2013 for grades 7 through 12. All students will receive a certificate of participation and prizes will be awarded to first, second, and third place winners in each category.
Bergen Community College (www.bergen.edu) based in Paramus is a public two-year coeducational college, enrolling more than 17,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip J. Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields.