Media Kit

Whether you're participating in The Flame Challenge as a scientist, student, teacher, or just an interested member of the media or public, we hope you will find these resources helpful.

Are there other resources you'd like to see here? Let us know! Please email

Media Inquiries

Members of the media interested in covering The Flame Challenge should email You may also find the following resources to be helpful.

Press Releases



Social Media

One of the easiest and most effective ways to help us spread the word about The Flame Challenge is to engage your social media network. Please use the guidelines below to get engaged on social media.

  • Follow @aldacenter and @flamechallenge on Facebook and Twitter
  • When posting about The Flame Challenge, use the hashtag #flamechallenge

​For Scientists

For Schools

  • Download a cover photo to let your school's Facebook followers know that students will be judging the contest.


If you are taking photographs during your participation in The Flame Challenge, we would love to see them. Please have photo subjects sign a release form ahead of time. Most schools have a photo release on file, but Stony Brook University also requires students’ parent/guardian to sign a release. Please email signed releases to