School is a great place to learn, but learning can also happen when you're customizing the items around you. You get a better understanding of how they work and find opportunities for improvement. Judging from the entries the students here on Instructables are going to be just fine.
The winners here showcase some great ideas, but be sure to explore other entries in the contest. We only have so many prizes to give out, but many more cool ideas can be found to mod the world around you.
And now, on with the winners!