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Rewarding California and Nevada educators driving creative problem-solving in the context of real-world challenges

This week’s challenge
(Oct 7th - Oct 13th, 2019)

No Poverty

No Poverty Concept

Polycoins earned.

Weekly Challenge Prizes

To be determined by the sponsors. Examples:

For Teachers:
Gift Cards for the Classrooms, Professional Development Courses , Admission to Conferences, Free Data Plans, …

For Students:
Free Admission to Summer Schools, Participation in Robotics Competitions, …


Sponsorship opportunities are currently available!
One spot for platinum sponsor, and three spots for each of Gold, Silver, and Bronze sponsors are available.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Classroom Teacher, School Leader, or District Leader.

  • 21 years of age or older.

How to Enter

Eligible team leaders can participate between Oct 7th 12:01 AM PST to Oct 13th at 11:59 PM PST by doing the following:

  1. Create a Polyup Account and a team for the Poly Challenge. See How to Sign up for Poly Challenge for instructions and Poly Challenge terms. Use SDG code to join the prize.

  2. You will be part of the SDG PRIZE Community to get the latest news and updates.

  3. Work with your team of students. Each student can create many machines about the challenge theme of this week and submit the one they like for the week's challenge. See this video on how to build a Machine.

  4. To get more Polycoins you can play and rate machines of other players for this week's challenge.

For complete details, see Official Rules here.