Lotus STEMM is partnering with CAGIS, Mining Matters, and Indus Space to invite you to take part in a fun online video contest! Check out the challenges from our Outreach Partners below!

Supplies Needed:
10 pieces of paper
30 cm of tape


One winner will be selected from each video challenge (one winner from CAGIS, Mining Matters,
and Indus Space) for a total of three (3) winners.

Winners will be awarded a $50 gift card to The Gorilla Store


  • Videos must not exceed 1 minute in length. Videos longer than 1 minute will be disqualified.

  • You may not include any copyrighted or trademarked materials (music, logos etc.) in your videos.

  • Let the STEM challenge be the highlight of your video! Demonstrate your activity and be sure to summarize how your chosen activity is important in everyday society. However, when recording or editing your video, please ensure that your face not appear on camera

  • Video submissions must be in English.

  • Submit your video to

  • In the email subject line, include the title of the challenge you are participating in.

  • In the body of the email, please include your:

    • First and last name

    • Age

    • What you learned the most from participating in the challenge. You can also mention this in your video too.


Please note: To claim prizes, winners will be contacted at the email address used to submit their videos.

*please read full terms and conditions below


  • Anyone may take part in the video challenge! However, the competition is open only to conference registrants between the ages of 10-15 years old.

  • The Degrees of Success video competition is not open to immediate family members of employees or volunteers working for Lotus STEMM, CAGIS, Mining Matters or Indus Space.


  • The video contest closes on Friday July 24th, 2020 at 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time. Submissions received after this time will not be considered.


  • Eligible videos will be reviewed by a panel of judges from CAGIS, Indus Space, and Mining Matters.

  • Submissions will be judged on:

    • 40% technical quality (e.g. how well does your bridge, conveyor belt, or space habitat work?)

    • 30% impact (how well do you explain the benefits of your activity to everyday society?)

    • 30% creativity

  • One winner will be selected from each video challenge (one winner from CAGIS, Mining Matters,
    and Indus Space) for a total of three (3) winners.

  • Judges’ decisions are final

Terms and Conditions

  1. Avoid copyrighted and trademarked materials. Use of logos, trademarks, designs, copyrighted music, or other intellectual property or commercial property are strictly prohibited in your video submission. Videos may not be used for commercial solicitation or other promotional material, advertisements or personal solicitations.

  2. Please be kind and inclusive! No offensive or sensitive content will be tolerated. Religious or anti- religious, racist, political, obscene, violent, or pornographic content will be automatically disqualified.

  3. Be honest, submit only your work. You must only submit video that you have worked on yourself. If you submit someone else’s work without permission your submission will be automatically disqualified.

  4. Lotus STEMM will have the right to include your submission on marketing materials. By submitting your video entry to this Competition, you grant the Lotus STEMM a royalty-free, perpetual, non- exclusive right and license to copy, distribute, and display each submitted entry, in any media including posting in an online gallery, publication(s), and various marketing materials, and with right to use, copy, modify, edit, and create derivative works therefrom, and agree to execute documents confirming such right and license at the Organizers’ reasonable request. By entering or permitting your child to enter, you understand that your/their entry (or portion thereof) may be (re)posted online, in Lotus STEMM’s sole discretion, to be viewed by members of the general public.

  5. Waiver. By participating in the Degrees of Success Video Competition, you agree that the Lotus STEMM, CAGIS, Mining Matters, Indus Space, and their contractors will have no liability whatsoever (jointly and severally) for, and will be held harmless from any bodily injury, violation of personality or personal data, loss, cost or damages of any kind, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from your creation, use, or intended use of your entry, participation in this Competition, and the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize.

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