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2021 Stage 2 EES Earth Systems Study Video Competition

22 Mar 2021

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Entries are due on 01/10/2021.

The Geoscience Pathways Project (GPP) is pleased to announce the inaugural Earth and Environmental Science: Earth Systems Study Competition for SACE Stage 2 EES students.

Students are invited to create a 2 minute video highlighting their community involvement in an environmental issue covered in their major external assessment piece.

Eligible students, in both regional and metropolitan SA & NT, are invited to apply for the chance to share in $1500 from the Geological Society of Australia.

The 2021 awardees will be announced during Earth science week, October 10-16, 2021.

The Earth and Environmental Science: Earth System Study Competition requires the submission of a 2 minute video highlighting community involvement in an environmental issue covered within the EES - AT3 - Earth System Study and open to all SACE stage 2 EES students.
It is funded by the SA Division of the Geological Society of Australia (GSA).


There will be 3 prizes awarded to the value of:

  • 1st prize: $1000
  • 2nd prize: $400
  • 3rd prize: $100

Judging (to be confirmed)

  • David Speirs Minister for Environment and Water
  • Laura Morrissey Geological Society of Australia
  • Kelly Sharrad Geoscience Pathways Project

The judging panel will use the following criteria to judge the entries:

  • Breadth of thought on the topic, demonstrating how the Earth Systems Study has improved understanding of a current local environmental issue and/or has benefitted a local community.
  • In depth understanding of the interaction between Earth's spheres, science and society.
  • Effectiveness of Communicating knowledge and understanding of earth and environmental science.
    The judges decisions will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.


  • The prize is open to all year 12 students currently enrolled in SACE Stage 2 Earth & Environmental Science who want the opportunity to share their ideas about their community and the world they live in.
  • A maximum of 1 entry can be submitted by each student.

Submitting an entry

For more information, download the following:

Entries must be submitted by 5.00pm on Friday 1st October 2021 to:  Download the form:  EES Competition Student Information and Declaration v1 and email with your final video (or dropbox link) to 

If you have any further questions about the competition, contact Luke McKay (Coordinator - Geoscience Pathways Project) at:

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