All you parents, teachers or students, if your school could use an extra $5,000 in funding, consider this: get your school to participate in the AMP it up! Challenge. Kids can learn about the cool stuff made in the state and flex their creativity.


This is a video challenge that invites students to pick a Massachusetts innovation and in three minutes or less answer: how it’s made, why it matters and what

it means to you. If you need inspiration, we have manufacturers who have volunteered to provide a tour or be interviewed.

See how Sutton Middle School teamed up with Mayfield Plastics to turn the Challenge into a field trip and class assignment in this article on