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Project Competition

Project Competition
Project Competition

What will you invent?

The Project Competition is back, and this year we're asking students what they would invent to make the world a better place.

We'd like students to imagine that they have unlimited budget and can invent anything that will help with one of these important global issues: climate action or improving health and wellbeing. What will they invent and how will it help?

Your task

For the Project Competition 2022, in a group of (2 to 4 students) we'd like you to imagine you can invent anything that will make the world a better place and will help with one of these important global issues: climate action or improving health and wellbeing.

Your project should address the following four questions:

  1. What problem do you want to solve?
    • Climate action OR health and wellbeing
  2. Why is this problem important?
  3. What is your invention?
  4. How will your invention help?

Your entry can be hand drawn, produced on a computer, or you can use your own original photos. You can choose to create either a digital or print project, but the photograph that you upload of your project must be legible.

Grand prize

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Runner-up prize

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Opens: Monday 1st November 2021 | Closes: Thursday 31st March 2022

Enter The Project Competition 2022!


How to enter

Who can enter? Any teacher who teaches students age 10 – 17 can take part in the Project competition.

  1. Tell us which problem you want to solve: Climate action OR improving health and wellbeing.
  2. Explain why this problem is important.
  3. Describe your proposed invention.
  4. Explain how your invention will help solve the problem.
  5. Make sure your project is your own original work and does not copy anyone else's work (e.g. no images copied from the internet).
  6. If you use photos or drawings of real people, make sure you submit a completed model release form for each person that appears.
  7. Make sure the text in your project is legible.
  8. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions.
  9. Submit your entry online.

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Try out the competition as a classroom activity!

Complete the task in class with your students. Download a lesson plan and a worksheet to engage your students with the competition in class.

Download the lesson plan (PDF, 1MB)

Download the worksheet (PDF, 1MB)

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