Compost Gone Viral! Pacific Rim International School
Though these submissions didn’t make the top 3, we think it’s great to see the creativity, innovation, and drive of students in these submission – truly notable!
Fuel of the Future
The Importance of Friction
What was the Get-Real Competition?
Winning the iPads or Kindles for the class for making things real? Yes!
CK-12 Foundation is providing a chance for students and teachers to win devices of their choice (iPads, Kindle, Chromebooks etc.) for their entire classroom! The "Get-Real"competition is designed to stimulate creativity and critical thinking. They can make a difference to the way we learn and teach and understand our world. Students need to create practical examples (multiple submission formats allowed) using STEM K-12 concepts to demonstrate how those could be applied in our real world. Think: How did the Egyptians build pyramids made up of perfect congruent triangles? Check it out
Conducted over a period of six week and judged on several relevant criteria, this is the first of kind competition that helps involve students in applying their creativity to make concepts a reality for K-12 content. Learn more here
Judging Criteria Used
All entries will be evaluated and judged by the CK-12 team and external judges per the criteria below to determine relevance of concept and quality of RWA created:
1 Application of Concept to Real-World (35 points) Does the entry clearly demonstrate how the concept applies directly to the application described?
2 Impact (25 Points) Was the entry interesting? Fun? Clever? Memorable?
3 Creativity (20 Points) Is the entry creative and original?
4 Clarity (20 Points) Was the concept described in a simple and clear manner that could be easily understood by a wide audience?
There is one overall winner, second place and third place:
1st Place: The best RWA submission group will get up to 25 devices for their classroom (school-property).
2nd Place: The 2nd best RWA submission up to 10 devices for their classroom (school-property).
3rd Place: The 3rd best RWA submission will get up to 5 devices for their classroom (school-property).