Oral Presentation

Oral Presentation Topic & Resources

2023-2024 Oral Presentation Problem is now available-

The 2024 Program Current Issue Topic is “Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Future

The 2023-2024 Oral Presentation Topic Will be released in October 2023.

“The ability to communicate clearly and effectively is a crucial skill when addressing environmental issues, particularly in situations where collaborative efforts are required to develop practical solutions and affect change. The Envirothon strives to promote the development of oral communication skills in each student participant, which is why the oral presentation is emphasized as a major component of the total competition score at the NCF-Envirothon annual international competition.”

Oral Presentations – NCF-Envirothon

Oral Presentation Question for the 2023-2024 Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon Program:

  • Click here for the 2023-2024 Oral Presentation Problem
  • Special Topic Training Session: A recording of the special topic training can be found on our YouTube channel https://youtu.be/VdT6p4DW8B8 . Jason Ericscon, Director of Environmental Services at Dominion Energy and Jean Bradford, Environmental & Sustainability Specialist at Dominion Energy about this year’s Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon Special Topic- “Renewable Energy for a Sustainable Future.” Jason Ericson is an environmental professional with twenty years’ experience in environmental permitting, consulting and regulatory support. He leads a team obtaining environmental permits and planning for energy projects including offshore wind, solar and storage, electric transmission and distribution and natural gas distribution for Dominion Energy.
  • Please note- the only visual aids allowed will be Microsoft PowerPoint(PPT). Google slides may be used in creating the presentation but should be downloaded to a PPT file for competition day. No video or sound files may be included in PPT files.

Oral Presentation Scoring Resources:

Oral Presentation Resources:

Previous Oral Presentation Winners:

2023 Top Two Oral Presentations at the 2023 Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon Competition:

2022 Top Two Oral Presentations at the 2022 Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon Competition

2021 Top Two Oral Presentations at the 2021 Virtual Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon Competition

2019 Top Two Oral Presentations at the 2019 Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon Competition

Oral Presentation Excellence Award

  • Started in 2019, thanks to an anonymous donor, the Soil & Water Conservation District whose team places 1st in the Oral Presentation category at the Virginia Dominion Energy Envirothon State Competition will receive $400 to help strengthen their Envirothon Program. Past recipients:
    • 2019- Thomas Jefferson SWCD(Louisa County HS Envirothon Team)
    • 2021- Thomas Jefferson SWCD (Louisa County HS Envirothon Team)
    • 2022- Thomas Jefferson SWCD (Louisa County HS Envirothon Team)

Virginia Envirothon Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives include Key Points, learning activities and resource links.  See the VASWCD Envirothon Resources page for additional resources.

The learning objectives of the Virginia Envirothon correlate with the National Science Standards and the Virginia Standards of Learning.