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Calling all San Leandro area students! Grab your camera, phone or tablet and make a SHORT video that shows why San Leandro Creek is important to YOU. You can even make your video with your friends! We have extended the deadline of this contest to Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Don’t know why the creek is important???

Your video can be based on a question you have about the creek, then go about discovering your answer! Get creative! Our creek is a wildlife corridor for all kinds of animals, a source of natural beauty and fresh water for the SF Bay estuary system.

  • Which animals live along the creek and are there any endangered species?
  • What is the difference between native species and invasive species?
  • How can we protect the creek habitat?
  • What is a watershed and how does climate change effect the creek?
  • Where does the creek start and where does it reach the bay?
  • How big is it, and how many communities does it run through?
  • How does it affect that community?
  • Who originally used the creek before European settlers arrived?
  • How was the creek used by Spanish and Mexican settlers?
  • OR, ask your own question.

Prizes:

Three videos  will be chosen for prizes. Prizes include: $ 100.00 for 1st place, $ 75.00 for 2nd place,  $50.00 for 3rd place and $25.00 for Honorable Mention!

Get famous! All winners and select honorable mention videos will be viewed by the public on:

Saturday, June 2 at the San Leandro Main Library     at a video viewing party!!! Prizes will be given on that date. Winning videos will be displayed on the FSLC website and other social media sites like Facebook!

↓ Tap the blue “Video ’18 How to & Rules” link below for details & the Video Rubric to see what the judges are looking for in WINNING videos. Below is also the link to a video we made with information and details about the contest for teachers.

Video ’18 How to & rules

Video Contest Rubric

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0Byu0HZ-HGydwclNFdlh6TllXSWM The date mentioned on this video was for our first video contest. This current contest will end on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.