Announcing the 7th Annual Rubber Band Contest!

Over $7,000 in prizes to give away!


THE CHALLENGE:

  • To design and create a working invention that incorporates at least one (1) rubber band.

THE DIVISIONS:

  • Arts & Leisure
  • Science & Engineering

THE PRIZES:

  • The first place winner in each division will receive $2000.
  • The runner-up in each division will receive $1000.
  • The four remaining finalists in each division (who are not a first place winner or runner-up) will receive $50.
  • The top four schools with the most entries will each receive a $250 donation.

BRING THE CONTEST INTO YOUR CLASSROOM USING OUR LESSON PLAN:

  • Alignment with multiple standards:
    • Next Generation Science Standards
    • Common Core Standards
    • National Standards (Grades 5-8)
    • Ohio Academic Content Standards for Science
    • Ohio Revised Science Education Standards and Model Curriculum

  • CLICK HERE to learn more about the Rubber Band Contest Lesson Plan

The Rubber Band Contest is hosted by The Akron Global Polymer Academy at The University of Akron.