Green Contests, Games and Activities

AIRnow
Part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Air Quality Index pages. It features two sections to help kindergarteners and first-graders, as well as 7- to 10-year-olds, learn more about pollution and their local air quality.

Dream Machine Recycle Rally
The Dream Machine Recycle Rally™ is an exciting recycling program that gives schools a chance to earn rewards and compete for contest prizes, all while helping to make the planet a cleaner, greener place, and supporting post-9/11 disabled U.S. veterans.


Energy Kids
Part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Web pages.  Provides interactive games to teach kids about solar energy, alternative fuels, energy efficiency tips and more.

EPA's Environmental Kids Club

Arts and crafts, game ideas, printable activity books for kids of all ages.

Healthivores Video Game Contest
Designed to educate youth about healthy exercise and life choices, this contest by Green Ribbon Schools will engage students in learning about health, while also enhancing their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) skills and career skills.


Samsung's "Solve for Tomorrow" Contest for Educators
Samsung and its partners are asking teachers to participate in this contest which will address a key academic challenge in our country: to increase the pursuit of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education. With Samsung and schools joining together, we’re looking to foster interest in these subjects among students and illustrate the power of applying that knowledge to practical, real-world issues.

Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge
The nation's premier competition in math, science and technology, the Siemens Competition promotes excellence in math, science and technology. High school students submit innovative individual and team research projects to regional and national levels of competition as they vie for college scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $100,000.


Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest
All Texas students (public, private, and home-schooled) in grades K-6 are invited to participate in this art contest, sponsored by the Texas General Land Office.