The World’s Finest Science-Themed Peeps Diorama Contest

Helen Fields


Prizes for our 2019 contest have been announced! See the exciting results here.

Are you fascinated by science, but feel like words and images are sometimes just insufficient to express the elation of a discovery, the tenacity of a graduate student, or the agony of an experiment gone horribly wrong? You came to the right place.

This winter, The Open Notebook and the makers of Hamilpeep, Moby Peep, Sweaters for Peepguins, and Mary Anning: Paleontolopeep (that’s Joanna Church, Helen Fields, and Kate Ramsayer) were proud to present …


The World’s Finest

(and Only … As Far as We Know)

Science-Themed Peeps Diorama Contest!



Peeps dioramas are an art form as old as time, more or less, but have been missing one thing: a focus on science. Until now.

2019’s first and sure-to-be-annual science-themed Peeps diorama contest yielded marshmallowy tableaux of sweet discoveries, peepstaking field work, sticky scientific mysteries, history of science, s’more history of science…. The entries left no Peep pun unturned. See them all at our Peeps Gallery! And watch this space for updates about next year’s contest.




A Sampling of Science-Themed Peeps Dioramas

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