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Instructables Teachers Contest

Closed: Enter The Instructables Teachers Contest To Win A STEAM Program From KitHub

We're Having A FanGirl Moment

Have you ever had the experience of idolizing a person or a company and then getting to meet or work with them? We're having that moment right now. We've been fans of Instructables for a very long time. It's the first place we go for inspiration, what's trending in the world of DIY, and most importantly, where we learn how to make stuff. If you have read any of KitHub's newsletters, you probably clicked on an Instructables link.

It is our great pleasure to announce that we have joined up with Instructables to provide prizes for their first ever Teachers Contest. We feel so fortunate to have this opportunity to support a platform that we whole-heartedly endorse, and to support the community of teachers that we strive to support every day. 

Teachers + Instructables = <3

We are ecstatic that Instructables is reaching out to teachers and recognizing that they are a community that learns and shares together and passes that knowledge on to the kids that they work with. Instructables really is a perfect platform for educators to showcase their projects and share openly with others. 

Whether you are new to Instructables, or an expert, all educators are welcome to enter.

It's going to be really exciting to watch the contest entries roll in on the Instructables site. We hope that you are as excited as we are and plan to enter! 

Incorporate STEAM into your projects for the @Instructables Teachers Contest to win a special prize from @kithub! http://bit.ly/2fbZzB8

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KitHub Prizes

There are 20 prizes in total including the grand prize of the Afterschool Maker Program kit. Head over to the Teachers Contest page to see the full list of prizes.

Instructables Teachers Contest Grand Prize

How To Enter Instructables Teachers Contest

In order to enter the Teachers Contest, you must create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Sep 11, 2017 and Nov 6, 2017 (11:59pm PT)

Read the full contest rules and instructions on how to create and Instructable on the Instructables Teachers Contest page.

Good Luck!

KitHub Back to School Sale 10% Off

KitHub Back to School Sale – Save 10% Off STEAM Kits

KitHub Back To School Sale Ends In:

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Here in Los Angeles and cities across America, some students are heading back to school and others don't start until after Labor Day. The latter have a couple more weeks of freedom to explore their interests, daydream, or design the Minecraft house of their dreams.

Here at KitHub, we believe that kids should be free to follow their interests no matter what time of year it is, and especially at school. That's why we designed our hands-on STEAM kits, so whether students' interests lie in art, electronics or science, something about the project is bound to pique their interest AND we made it really easy for an educator to facilitate the projects.

I've used this kit with students as young as 4.5 y/o and students in upper elementary (gr. 3-5) and it has served me well. I'm not a trained engineer, nor did I major in the STEM fields and I can successfully teach an inquiry-based lesson that discusses the very basics of electrical engineering and circuits thanks to the excellent, detailed lesson plan provided.

Vanessa G.

Open The Box And Go!

Introducing science and technology into the classroom can be challenging, especially if you are limited by time and budget. 

All of our kits come with student instruction cards, lesson plans and printables, so all you as an educator have to do is open the box, handout the pre-packed part bags* and instructions cards to the students, and follow the lesson plan. 

The projects are open-ended, so if you want to associate a project with a theme, or encourage your students to do something completely different with the materials, that's A-OK!

KitHub Paper Circuit Instruction Card

Paper Circuits Instruction Card

Kits To Match Your Budget And Schedule

Whether you want a single session project or 10 weeks of hands-on activities, we have a kit to match your budget and schedule.

Don't forget! Save 10% off any of our STEAM Kits during the KitHub Back To School Sale. Hurry, the sale ends on August 31st, 2017. Use code: BACKTOSCHOOL10.

Paper Circuits: K-8

Integrate art + humanities

12 Students

1-2 hours

  • Lesson Plans
  • Language Arts
  • Simple circuits
  • Prototyping

$50

Motorized Artbot:
K-8

Flexible and open-ended 

12 Students

1-2 hours

  • Lesson Plans
  • Art integration
  • Simple circuits
  • Movement with motors

$100

STEAM Program: K-2

Weekly intro to STEAM

12 Students

10 weeks

  • 5 projects
  • Lesson plans
  • Art materials included

$450

STEAM Program: 3-8

Includes coding lesson plan

12 Students

10-12 weeks (20-30 hrs)

  • 5 projects
  • Lesson plans
  • Art materials included

$600

Maker Program: K-5

For schools and afterschool programs

12 Students

10 weeks

  • 5 projects
  • Lesson plans
  • Art materials included

$450

* Note: The STEAM and Maker Program kits come with art materials. The Motorized ArtBot kit requires you to provide paper cups and the Paper Circuit Kit requires you to provide paper. 

If you have any questions about our kits, or want to place a Purchase Order, please email hello@kithub.cc.

KitHub Back To School Sale Ends August 31st, 2017

Use code BACKTOSCHOOL10 at checkout and receive 10% off any of our STEAM Classroom and Program Kits

Science Projects From The Exploratorium

Science Projects For At Home Or The Classroom

Here at KitHub we are big fans of The Exploratorium in San Francisco because it is a fantastical world that melds arts and science. Their science projects are top notch and we can't recommend them enough.

If you have never been to the museum and you plan to be in the Bay Area then we highly recommend visiting. We were very fortunate to have one of our science projects reviewed by The Tinkering Studio located inside The Exploratorium and it was a real honor for us.

The Exploratorium has provided a wonderful list of science projects or what they call "Science Snacks" that can be accomplished at home or in the classroom.

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