Hey, why not figure out an invention using rubber bands. You might even make a profit!
First-ever Rubber Band Contest for Young Inventors
Who can enter? Students in grades 5 – 8.
Challenge: To create an invention that incorporates the use of Rubber Bands.
Prizes: More than $20,000 in prizes.
Deadline: November 14, 2008.
For more info: http://rubberbandcontest.org/
Hello kids and teachers-
Check out this Bubble Wrap® Competition for Young Inventors. Invent using Bubblewrap!
Who can enter? Students in grades 5–8
Challenge: To create an invention that incorporates the use of Bubble Wrap®.
Deadline: Entries must be submitted on or before November 3, 2008.
Prizes: Trips to New York City where the Grand Prize Winner will be
announced on Bubble Wrap® Appreciation Day, January 26, 2009.
Savings bonds of $10,000 to $3,000. The teacher/mentor of each
finalist will receive a $500 gift card.
http://www.nmoe.org/bubblewrap/winners08.html or http://www.sealedair.com/index.htm