Kids' Science Challenge

Year One Archive

Check Out These Awesome Prizes!

 

There are four sets of prizes, one for each category: Flavor Science, SETI, Skateboard Engineering, and Water Ecology. There are grand and runner-up prizes in every category. Free activity kit for first 1000 entries!
 

Flavor Science Prizes

 
Candy Prize

Red StarTour of Joan's Flavor Lab!

Take an exclusive tour of Joan's flavor lab at Cadbury in New Jersey and learn the secrets of flavor science and candy-making from an expert!

Red StarBen & Jerry's Ice Cream Party!

Win an ice cream party bonanza (invite your friends or your class!) courtesy of the nearest Ben and Jerry's!

The Grand Prize Winner of the Flavor Science competition wins this TRIP and ICE CREAM PARTY, plus all of the red-starred items below!
 

Candy Factory Kit

Thames and Kosmos:

Red StarScience of Sweets Candy Factory Kit

Make cool candy concoctions and learn the chemistry of sugar and the biology of taste with this candy making kit.

The Grand Prize Winner and 4 runners-up will be awarded this prize, valued at $39.95.

perfume science kit

Thames and Kosmos:

Red StarPerfume Science Kit

Follow your nose on a fragrant journey through the science, history and art of making perfumes.

The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded this prize, valued at $59.95.

chem. 1000

Thames and Kosmos:

Red StarChem. 1000 Kit

Chemistry is a major component of flavor creation. Learn about chemistry with this fun Thames and Kosmos kit.

The Grand Prize Winner and 4 runners-up will be awarded this prize, valued at $79.95.

World Book Encyclopedias

 

World Book:

Red StarKids' Science Encyclopedia and Science Books

Encyclopedias are a whole library of science information just for kids.

The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded this prize, valued at $1089.

 

SETI Prizes

  SETI prize


Green Star
Visit to the SETI Institute!

Search for extraterrestrials with the SETI team of researchers in California and be a guest on Seth's radio show!

The Grand Prize Winner of the SETI competition wins this TRIP, plus all of the green-starred items below!


NexStar SE computerized telescope

Celestron:

Green StarNexStar 4SE Computerized Telescope

Space exploration is at your fingertips with the powerful, advanced design of Celestron Nexstar computerized telescopes.

The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded this prize, valued at $645.

SkyScout Personal Planetariums

Celestron:

Green StarSkyScout Personal Planetariums

SkyScout locates over 50,000 objects in the night sky and shows you just where to look to find them.

The Grand Prize Winner and 5 runners-up will be awarded this prize, valued at $400.

World Book Encyclopedias

 

World Book:

Green StarKids' Science Encyclopedia and Science Books

World Book Encyclopedias are a whole library of science information just for kids.

The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded this prize, valued at $1089.

Celestial Seeker

Edmund Scientific:

Green StarCelestial Seeker with
20 constellation cards, booklet

Flip the lid, insert one of the constellation cards and presto, an illuminating, portable star finder!

The Grand Prize Winner and 4 runners-up will be awarded this prize, valued at $19.95.

Hubble Science Cards

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Green StarHubble Science Cards &
Cosmology Information Sheet

Hubble Science Cards have been bringing the incredible imagery and science of the Hubble Telescope to people around the world.

The Grand Prize Winner and 5 runners-up will be awarded this prize, valued at $10.49.

The Young Scientist Series: Astronomy

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Green StarThe Young Scientist Series: Astronomy

A great introduction to astronomy!

The Grand Prize Winner and 5 runners-up will be awarded this prize.

 

Skateboard Engineering Prizes

Skateboard Prize


Orange StarVisit a Skateboard Engineering Workshop!

A visit to Michael or Paul's workshop in California, to see how skateboard's are made and learn how your idea will be turned into a reality!

Orange StarPro-Skater Visit to Your School!

Submit the winning skateboard entry and we’ll send a skateboard pro to you, sponsored by Element. He’ll put on a show for your entire school!

The Grand Prize Winner of the Skateboard Engineering competition wins this TRIP and SCHOOL VISIT, plus all orange-starred items below!

Camp Woodward

 


Camp Woodward:

Orange StarA Week at Camp Woodward!

A trip to Camp Woodward puts you right in the middle of the most happening place to be for young skateboarders. Spend a week competing with other kids who skate and get lessons from the pros!

The Grand Prize Winner and 1 Runner-up will be awarded this prize, valued at $1000 each.

gravity skateboard

Gravity:

Orange StarSkateboard

Saving the environment was never so much fun. The enviro-board is strong as ever with a recycled glass grip for a cool, new look!

The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded this prize, valued at $115.

Element Skateboard

Element:

Orange StarSkateboard

Endure the elements with skateboards fit for the pros.

The Grand Prize Winner and 1 Runner-up will be awarded this prize, valued at $150.

Physics Workshop

Thames and Kosmos:

Orange StarPhysics Workshop

Learn all you need to know about physics from this simple kit.

The Grand Prize Winner and 5 runners-up will be awarded this prize, valued at $54.95.

World Book Encyclopedias

 

World Book:

Orange StarKids' Science Encyclopedia and Science books

World Book Encyclopedias are a whole library of science information just for kids.

The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded this prize, valued at $1089.

Water Ecology Prizes

Water Prize


Blue Star
Research Cruise with Adina!

Take a Discovery Voyage cruise at the Marine Science Insitute in San Francisco Bay with Oceanographer Adina Payton.

The Grand Prize Winner of the Water Ecology competition wins this TRIP, plus all of the blue-starred items below!

sea kayak

Sea Eagle:

Blue StarKayak

A super tough Sea Eagle kayak will take you anywhere you want to go on the water!

The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded this prize, valued at $500.

Digital Microscope

 

Celestron:

Blue StarHandheld Digital Microscope

This digital microscope unlocks the tiny world right before our eyes.

The Grand Prize Winner and 5 runners-up will be awarded this prize, valued at $140.

Aquatic Explorer - Discover the Properties of Water

 

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Blue StarAquatic Explorer:
Discover the Properties of Water

This kit contains 10 wet and wild activities that entertain and educate.

The Grand Prize Winner and 5 runners-up will be awarded this prize, valued at $27.49.

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Blue StarAwesome Ocean Science! Investigating the Secrets of the Underwater World

Discover the big difference between melting ice at the Arctic and at the Antarctic a fascinating, eye-opening experiment .

The Grand Prize Winner and 5 runners-up will be awarded this prize, valued at $12.49.

Kids' Science Encyclopedia and Science books

World Book:

Blue StarKids' Science Encyclopedia and Science Books

World Book Encyclopedias are a whole library of science information just for kids.

The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded this prize, valued at $1089.