Students challenged to share Hudson River data

Now in its third year, the Hudson Data Jam Competition challenges students to creatively tell stories for a general audience using data from the Hudson River watershed. The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies and Marist College sponsor the competition, which looks for creative ways to present data-based stories about the river and its watershed. Students will use at least one data set to create a graphic, rap song, sculptures, puppet shows, children’s book or other project.

Cash prizes of $500, $300, and $100 will be awarded to the top projects at both the middle school and high school levels. For more information, visit Registrations and parental consent forms are due by May 6 and project submissions by May 27.

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