Submission Requirements for Participants:

  1. Document/ report(maximum 2 to 3 pages): Participants are required to prepare a document/report containing pictures of their project. For your convenience, we will also share the template with you. The document should include details such as: 
    • a. How they came up with the idea for the project. 
    • b. Materials used in the project.
    • c. Step-by-step instructions on how they built the project. 
    • d. The journey of the project, including challenges faced and how they overcame them.
  2. Video: Participants must create a video with a maximum duration of 2 to 3 minutes (not exceeding 3 minutes). The video should contain the following elements: 
    • a. Introduction: The video should start with a brief introduction of the participant, including their name and background information. 
    • b. Project Introduction: Participants should provide a brief overview of their project, mentioning its purpose and goals. 
    • c. Project Demonstration: The video should demonstrate the project created for the challenge.
    • d. Construction Explanation: Participants should explain the process of building their project step-by-step during the video. 
    • e. Learning Experience: The video should include a segment where participants briefly share what they have learned from taking part in this challenge.
  • Eligibility: The challenge is open to participants between the ages of 10 to 16 years old.
  • Materials: Only the provided list of materials is allowed.
  • Safety: Participants must prioritize safety during the construction and operation of their machines. Any potentially hazardous elements are strictly prohibited.
  • Submission Deadline: All entries must be submitted by the 25th of every month via the provided link. Late submissions will not be considered.
  • Judging Criteria: Entries will be evaluated based on creativity, functionality, and completing the challenge.
  • Winner Announcement: The winners will be announced on the 5th of every month, and prizes will be awarded to the three most outstanding and innovative entries.
  • Fair Play: Participants must refrain from plagiarism, cheating, or any dishonest practices. Any violation of these rules will result in immediate disqualification.
  • Language: Both Urdu and English are allowed.

Scoring Guidelines for Monthly Maker Challenge:

We have established criteria to select the top 3 projects each month that will receive gifts from sciencestore. pk. Each project will be carefully scrutinized by our expert team, and points will be awarded based on the following criteria:

  • Creativity/innovation: 5 points
  • Originality: 5 points
  • Design: 5 points
  • Cost-effective: 5 points
  • Learning journey/troubleshooting: 5 points
  • Document Submission: 5 Points
  • Presentation by students: 5 points

The maximum total score a project can achieve is 35 points. The projects with the highest scores will be recognized as the winners for that month. We encourage all participants to showcase their creativity, originality, innovation, and design to maximize their chances of winning!