How It Works

WIN £2,500 worth of gadgets, toys, tickets and books!

*** This competition is now closed ***

To celebrate the 100th issue of How It Works, we’re giving away a huge bundle of prizes!


To be in with your chance to win, all you have to do is email us a photo of yourself (or a family member) holding your copy of issue 100.


Email your entries to with the subject heading HIW100 before 00:00 GMT 13 July 2017.


Full terms and conditions are below.


One lucky reader will win:








    • 2x Power and Play Building Tubs worth £99.98 courtesy of K’NEX

      Image courtesy of K’NEX



Terms and conditions

• For full terms and conditions, please visit:

• The competition is open to UK and US residents only (some state exclusions apply, see link above for details).

• The competition closes at 00:00 GMT on 13 July 2017.

• By entering, you give How It Works your consent to use the submitted photo in a future issue, and to pass on your contact details to prize providers for delivery.

• Readers under 18 must ask permission from a parent or guardian before entering.

• Competition entries will be accepted by emails to only.

• Entries submitted after the closing date will not be considered.

• Entries via, Facebook or Twitter will not be considered.

• The winner will be chosen at random.

• *Science Museum tickets are valid for the Robots exhibition which runs until 3 September 2017. For more information, visit

+Portsmouth Historic Dockyards tickets will be valid for one year from the day they are sent out and are available for the entire Dockyard. Not valid for special ticketed events, please see website for details:

§Winchester Science Centre family ticket is valid for 2 adults and 2 children for general admission. General admission tickets allow full access to the hands-on exhibition area during normal opening hours. General admission does not include admission to events or the planetarium. For information about events visit visitor-information/whats-on

±Prices converted from euro to pound sterling, correct as of 30th May 2017