What are you going to do when you win Disney's Planet Challenge? We're going to Disney World!

What are you going to do when you win Disney's Planet Challenge? We're going to Disney World!

One elementary school class and one middle school class will be named national grand prize winners for the 2012 competition that is open to grades 3-8. Many other classes will be recognized for their amazing achievements, too.

ONE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WINNER AND ONE MIDDLE SCHOOL WINNER IN EACH CATEGORY

National Grand Prize: The winning class will be treated to a four-day trip to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., in April 2012. All expenses, including transportation, will be paid for the teacher and students. The class will be recognized at the resort in a ceremony dedicated to their project. Also during their trip, students will participate in a global youth summit with kids from around the world. In addition, the class will be featured on the Disney Channel, and students will receive a Disney prize pack with items such as a reusable lunch kit, DVDs and more. The class will receive $10,000 to continue their project. The winning teacher will receive a $6,000 award, an expense-paid trip to the 2013 National Science Teachers Association Conference in San Antonio, Texas, a one-year NSTA membership, a customized gift and a certificate of recognition.

Second Place: The class will receive a $2,000 award, and a matching amount will be awarded to the school. Plus students will receive lots of other fun prizes. The teacher will receive a $4,000 award, a one-year NSTA membership, a customized gift and a certificate of recognition.

Third Place: The class will receive a $1,500 award, and a matching amount will be awarded to the school. Plus students will receive lots of other fun prizes. The teacher will receive a $3,000 award, a one-year NSTA membership, a customized gift and a certificate of recognition.

Fourth Place: The class will receive a $1,000 award, and a matching amount will be awarded to the school. Plus students will receive lots of other fun prizes. The teacher will receive a $2,000 award, a one-year NSTA membership, a customized gift and a certificate of recognition.

State Finalist: Up to 50 classrooms (one from each state). Each student will receive a Disney prize pack. Teachers will receive a $1,000 award, a customized gift and a certificate of recognition.

All other projects: Students and teachers will receive a certificate of recognition, and teachers will receive a special gift. To enroll, visit www.disney.com/planetchallenge


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