Hands-on learning is the best learning. Encourage your students to investigate, do research, and construct their own solutions to complex problems with projects and activities that require more than a #2 pencil. We want educators to show off the hands-on projects, activities, and demonstrations they use with their pupils. Post anything that someone might teach in a formal setting.

This contest is open to Instructables, Photos, Videos, and Guides with a learning objective explicitly stated in the introduction.

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Multiple entries are accepted, but each entrant can only win one prize. Contest is open to entries from US, Canada [excluding Quebec], UK, China, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia,  Colombia, Germany, Switzerland, Norway, India, and Denmark<. Contest closes for entries at 11:59pm PT, October 16, 2012.

The winner(s) will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable statutes, laws (including, without limitation, common law, if applicable), rules and regulations and for bearing any personal income tax, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to receiving, claiming or collecting any prize.

The Hands-on Learning Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

9 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1)

GRAND PRIZE (1 Winner)

One Grand Prize winner will receive a 13-inch Macbook Air with 4GB memory and 128GB flash storage. Winner will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack.

First Prize (3)

FIRST PRIZE (3 Winners)

Three Second Prize winners will receive a Learning Resources Luna Interactive Projection Camera. Winners will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack.

Runner Up Prize (5)

RUNNER UP PRIZE (5 Winners)

Five Runner Up winners will receive a Yacker Tracker Noise-Monitoring Traffic Light. Winners will also receive an Instructables Prize Pack
HOW IT WORKS

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Aug 13, 2012 and Oct 16, 2012 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select Hands-on Learning Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.

Accepting

Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.