The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), has announced the fourth annual ‘Pest PSA Contest’ on its educational children’s website, PestWorldForKids.org.
The national contest challenges students in grades 4 through 8 to create their own educational television public service announcement (PSA) that highlights the health and property risks posed by common household pests such as rodents, ants, termites, cockroaches, stinging insects and bed bugs.
Using the Pest PSA lesson plan available onPestWorldForKids.org, teachers are able to assign students the task of creating 30- or 60-second television PSAs. The contest closes at 11:59 p.m. EST on December 21, 2012. Entries must be submitted by teachers through the entries page on PestWorldForKids.org or sent via U.S. postal mail to the address listed in the official rules and regulations.
Five finalists will win “bragging rights” as top performing schools in the contest, and will have their entries publicly posted to PestWorldForKids.org. One school will be recognized as the grand prize winner and will receive a $3,000 award for their school’s science department.
For official rules and details visit http://www.pestworldforkids.org.