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Entry Form with Parental Consent


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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021!

Important note

  • Attach this form to your Entry!
  • Do not put your name on the Entry to ensure fair judging!

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Contents of the parental consent form

Entry #_____________________ (for Contest Admin use)

Purpose of Contest—The Contest is intended to engage middle school through high school students about the connection between the human drive to explore, discover, and acquire knowledge about our origins and our place in the natural world on Earth to the solar system as epitomized by the NASA Lucy Mission.

To enter the Contest, mail or upload this fully-completed (1) Entry Form with Parental Consent (with parent/legal guardian signature if Entrant is under the age of 18) together with the following applicable Entry:

Middle School Level Entrants (Grades 6 to 8). Design your own patch for the NASA Lucy Mission and explain your design with a poem or short essay (500 words or less).

High School Students (Grades 9 to 12). Create a message in the form of artwork or other media to the future finders of spacecraft Lucy regarding our search for origins, emphasizing the connection between the Lucy fossil and NASA’s Lucy Mission.  Include a poem or essay to describe your message (1000 words or less).

YOU MUST READ ALL THE CONTEST RULES ON THE “CONTEST RULES” PAGE BEFORE YOU CAN ENTER!

Entries can be submitted beginning October 16, 2020.

You must have parental consent to participate in the contest. Your parents must complete and sign the Parental Consent form.

Mail the completed and signed Parental Consent form in with your entry or, if you are submitting digitally, take a photo of or scan the completed and signed Parental Consent form and send the digital file along with your contest entry. Any entries that do not have a completed Parental Consent Form will not be considered.

Entries must include three parts:

(1) the patch design/artwork, photograph, video, or other creative product
(2) essay or poem
(3) Entry with Parental Consent Form

Two ways to submit your entry:

(1) BY MAIL—Mail in your patch design/artwork and essay/poem along with the Parental Consent Form to:

Lucy in Space Contest
ASU Institute of Human Origins
PO Box 874101
Tempe AZ 85287-4101

OR

(2) DIGITAL SUBMISSION—upload your patch design/artwork/video and essay through this submission form: https://askananthropologist.asu.edu/lucy-in-space/form

When you submit your name and email address, you will receive an email with a Dropbox link to upload your artwork/video and essay and Parental Consent Form. Follow the instructions to upload your artwork/video and poem/essay and Parental Consent Form. 

REMEMBER—PUT YOUR NAME ON THE DIGITAL FILE NAME FOR YOUR PATCH DESIGN/ARTWORK/VIDEO AND ESSAY BUT DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME ON THE ACTUAL ARTWORK/VIDEO OR ESSAY—This will help ensure fair judging.

EXAMPLE for file names: SmithArtwork.jpg, Smithvideo.mp4, SmithEssay.docx, SmithParentalConsent.pdf


Entries must be submitted by or postmarked no later than 5:00 pm PST on APRIL 16, 2021.

Entrant Information 

Name

First ____________________ Middle _________  Last ____________________

Age _____ Grade Level ______ Phone Number (______) ______ - ________

Mailing Address

Street _____________________________________________________________

City ________________________ State _____ Zip Code _______________

Entrant’s School Information 

School Name _______________________________________________________

School’s Phone Number: (_____) _______ - ________

School’s Mailing Address

Street _______________________________________________________________

City __________________________ State ______ Zip Code _____________

Teacher’s name __________________________________________________________

Teacher’s email address _________________________________________________

  

CERTIFICATION AND PARENTAL CONSENT

ENTRANTS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST HAVE PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN PERMISSION TO ENTER THE CONTEST. IF CONSENT IS NOT PROVIDED OR FOUND TO BE FRAUDULENT, ENTRANT WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. 

I certify: 1) I have read and agree to the Lucy in Space Contest Entrant Agreement and Official Rules; 2) this Entry is my own (or my child’s own) work product; 3) I understand my Entry (or my child’s Entry) will not be returned and will become the property of the Arizona State University Institute of Human Origins; 4) I (my child) am/is eligible to enter this Contest, and if selected able to be recognized as a winner.

Entrant (Student’s) Signature

 _________________________________________________ Date ______________________

Printed Name of Parent/Legal Guardian

______________________________________________________________________________

Parent/Legal Guardian Signature

 _________________________________________________ Date ______________________

Parent/Legal Guardian Phone Number or Email Address

_____________________________________________________________________________

 

 


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