• 'Using static as a speed backcomb solution' #MyEnergyHack
  • #MyEnergyHack Competition

    We want your ingenious ideas for using, creating, saving or celebrating energy.


    Post a photo and seven word description on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #MyEnergyHack. Entries will be judged for their creativity, innovation, and the unexpected.


    #MyEnergyHack is open from Monday 12 September 2016 until Friday 20 January 2017.

How to enter

  • As an individual

    Take a photo of your creation and post it on FacebookTwitter or Instagram.

    You must include the hashtag #MyEnergyHack and seven words to describe it.

    You must be 13 years or older to post from your own account. If you're under 13, ask your parent or guardian to enter for you using their account. Prizes will be awarded to the:

    • Best 5-11 year old 
    • Best 12-18 year old
  • As a school

    A staff member must post a photo with the hashtag #MyEnergyHack and seven word description on the school's FacebookTwitter or Instagram page.

    You must ensure you have parental consent for every pupil involved.

    Entries will be split into the following categories, and each will win a prize:

    • Best primary school                        
    • Best secondary school 


What are our judges looking out for?

  • Creativity and innovative thinking

    Try and make your entry as creative and innovative as you can.

    Include something unexpected.

    Try and show a new way of doing or improving something.


  • Demonstration of scientific understanding

    Try and display a solid understanding of one or more scientific concepts.

    Be enthusiastic about energy and science!



  • Great execution and communication

    Photograph your entry clearly, so make sure there's enough light.

    Make the most of your seven word summary - communicate what your #MyEnergyHack is and why it's great.

  • Prizes

    We have some fantastic prizes on offer.

    Each winning primary and secondary school will be awarded £500 cash prize to spend on boosting STEM education in the school.

    Each winning individual in their age category will win a fantastic Apple iPad mini 2.

    Follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram so we can get in touch easily if you win. 

    Full terms and conditions apply.