Saturday, January 15, 2011

start right end right sweepstakes

Dean Foods is offering one lucky household $25,000 and $5,000 for a school of his or her choosing with its Start Right End Right sweepstakes. Entering is as easy as collecting sweepstakes-labeled milk caps from Dean Foods milk brands and entering the contest code online.  The contest runs from Jan. 1 through Feb. 28, 2011, and the winner will be announced in early March.

Lots more of your favourite brands are participating in the sweepstakes too!  Companies like Borden, Knudsen, and Mayfield Dairy Farms just to name a few. And speaking of these guys, here are a few coupons to help you save on them!


$1 off Dean's Chocolate Milk wyb White Milk
$1/1 Dean's Pretzel Dip printable
$1/2 Dean's Dip Product printable
$0.75/1 Just Juice
$1.00/1 Knudsen Sensible Sippers Multipack printable 
$0.50/1 Knudsen Essence Multipack printable
$0.75/1 Knudsen Spritzers printable
$1.00/1 Knudsen Juice printable
$1.00/1 Borden Organic Milk printable
$0.75/1 Borden Milk printable

thanks my atlanta mommy!

Kids Science Challenge

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The Kids’ Science Challenge is a wonderful competition for 3rd-6th graders. Created by Jim Metzner, producer of the national radio show Pulse of the Planet and funded by The National Science Foundation, the contest encourages elementary school age children to think and act like real scientists.

Now in its third year, the way it works is that students are asked to propose a question, problem or experiment to one of the participating scientists that they would like to solve. The winning students will, in addition to other fun prizes get to go work with their scientists to see if they can find answers to their questions. The first 1,000 kids who nter will receive a free science kit.

This year’s participating scientists and challenges are:

Magical Microbes - These tiny creatures (bacteria, germs, viruses) help us in many ways—like making yogurt and cleaning up oil spills! The winner who thinks up a new use for microorganisms will work with scientists from the University of Massachusetts and New York University to think of a new way that microbes can help us.

Super Stuff for Sports – Can you come up with a new idea for a material that helps make your favorite sport safer or more fun? The winner in this category will work with materials scientists at the University of Southern Mississippi or at K2 Sports.

Sensational Sounds – Starting with the concept of making air vibrate to make a sound, the winner in this category will work with Bart Hopkin, Northern California-based composer, musical instrument builder and head of the company Experimental Musical Instruments to build a new and unique musical instrument.

In addition to the free science kits, winners’ prizes will include visits to world-class science museums, aquariums, amusement parks, VIP tours at cool places, as well as microscopes and great science kits from Thames & Kosmos and the Academy of Science for Kids.

Head over HERE for more information. Thanks Amy!
 

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