Teachers and Parents: the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) announces The Moon and Me K-12 Art Challenge!

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) is sponsoring The Moon and Me K-12 Art Challenge! Students have the chance to submit artwork that answers the question: What does the Moon mean to me?

Celebrate NASA’s return to the Moon with the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) by creating a unique art project that describes what the Moon means to you and how important you feel it is to the future of human exploration.

All participants who submit artwork will receive a Moon and Me certificate. Images of all entries will be displayed in LROC’s online Lunar Art Gallery and a selection of artwork will be featured in “The Moon and Me Art Exhibit” at ASU in the fall of 2011. The first 500 participants will receive a special “Moon Pac” that contains a signed certificate, LROC sticker, magnet, and bookmark, and the official NASA LRO mission lithograph. The program will end on May 15, 2011.

Interested parents and teachers can pre-register for the program here.

Challenge Guidelines:

* Submitted projects must be the original artwork created by K-12 students, homeschool groups, after-school clubs, and other student organizations
* All artwork submitted must be accompanied by an Art Challenge Entry Form and a signed Consent Form
* Individual or group art projects will be accepted and can be in a variety of media (no larger than 2×2×2 feet in overall dimensions) including: sketches, paintings, photographs, collages, sculptures, dioramas, or computer-generated images (sent as hard copies or prints)

To get started in the program, we recommend that interested teachers and parents pre-register and download the required Entry Form and Consent Form.

Note: All artwork entries that are submitted will not be returned and participants are responsible for any shipping costs. See the Program Rules for details.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact:lroc-artprogram@ser.asu.edu.

Posted by: Soderman/NLSI Staff

Source: https://lroc.sese.asu.edu/artcontest/

Posted: Apr 6, 09:49 am

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