K12 is calling all aspiring scientists, techies, engineers, and mathematicians to step into the lab and enter our Annual STEM Contest!

This year's theme is MAKE A SPLASH! To enter, you'll design and build a Rube Goldberg machine—that is, a complex contraption of linked parts that creates a domino effect. The only other requirement is that your machine, in some way, makes use of water.

How will your machine make a splash? Will it drop an object into a pool of water? Will it create an exquisite fountain? Will it make water change colors? Show us by creating your very own machine.

The K12 STEM Contest is open to all students in kindergarten through 12th grade, and prizes will be awarded to the top three winners in each grade level, as well as one overall "Best-in-Show" winner for the entry that blows our judges out of the water!

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    Praying that one day we will all be treated equal and with Love.

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    Sea turtles are one of my favorite animals. I always hear about the great sea turtles that live in Hawaii and I dream one day...

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    China is beautiful place and has lot's of different types of panda's and I did red panda's at a water fall I always wanted to...

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    I have always loved France, Paris. The Eiffel tower is so entrancing to me, especially when it's all lit up! I have this dream...

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    There are lots of ways that colors can come together, and show people how to see things in different ways.  I like to see how...

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    My friend from Colombia gave my family a model of a cololmbian house from Colombia. 

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    I celebrate my culture by art and hair.

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    I love Colorado because we went there one time and I fell I love with it.  Because it is so green and 

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    This portfolio contains multiple photos that were taken by myself during the Grindstone 100 miler located in Swoope, Virgina...

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    my favorite Hispanic food is taquitos. When my family gets together, everyone brings food, and this is how we celebrate our...

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    This is a drawing of Ethiopian Warriors in 1896 getting ready for battle. Ethiopian is a North Eastern country in Africa.

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    everyone from around the world has a different culture,but we are all the same.  

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    Pribilovian Aleut traditional hat & drum Aleutian Island Alaska 

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    I celebrate culture by watching movies and reading books about different cultures, learning where my ancestors came from,...

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    This portfolio contains multiple photos that were taken by myself during the Grindstone 100 miler located in Swoope, Virgina...

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    I am Colombian from my mom's side and Mexican from my dad's side.  On sundays my Colombian abuelito and I make cheesy pastries...

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    How me and my family celebrate culture is by celebrating Easter. 

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    In my religion spending time together as a family is very important. My family and I enjoy spending time together, and going...

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    How me and my family celebrate culture is by celebrating the USA and listening to the national anthem. In the picture the...

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    My name is Lila and I love Art!

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    Africa,Both Cradle Of Humanity,and Civalization As we know it.

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    Jori got the idea for the mask from a book that she had the pleasure of reading; Njinga of Angola: Africa's Warrior Queen....