Due February 28th, 2017 - The Mining Association of Nova Scotia is looking for videos from junior high and high school Nova Scotia students on why mining matters. Today's mining and quarrying industry is a sophisticated, high tech business that is vital to the economy and it's a very different industry than in the past. Mining contributes to many things used in daily activites, from houses to electronics to food production. You can’t build things like homes, roads, schools and hospitals without the materials taken from the ground. Without mining you wouldn’t have iPods, cellphones, or laptops!
Your video can explore a range of aspects about the industry, including economic importance, employment opportunities, environment and reclamation, historical facts, beneficial end-uses of mining products or pretty much anything else that you find interesting about the industry.
There are endless topics or themes you could explore. Have fun with it, be inspired, creative, edgy, funny, serious, musical, dramatic, weird, silly or anything else you want. Make your video stand out from the crowd!
Entries should be no longer than 3 minutes in length, with the exception of the '30 Second Commercial', which should be 30 seconds. Remeber, you can enter more than one video.
Click the link below for Official Rules and more details.
Best Junior High School Video
Best High School Video
Best 30 Second Commercial
Best Comedy Video
People’s Choice Award
Runner Up Prizes
One Runner Up in Each Category will win $500
Early Bird Prizes
Submit your video by January 13th and you’ll be entered into a draw to win two $250 “early bird” prizes!
Open to all junior high and high school students in Nova Scotia.
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