Stop the spread STEM challenge
Stop the spread is a new STEM challenge for students aged 7 to 16. Highlighting the global issue of infectious disease students design, build and test a model of a hand washing device and produce educational materials for children in Kenya to encourage hand washing. It is accredited for the British Science Association CREST Discovery Award and can used to enter the Youth Grand Challenges competitions. Resources include teacher guidelines, a student pack, a presentation, a video certificates and a poster.
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- Teachers' notes
- Activity sheets
- 'Congratulations' certificates
- 'Well done' certificates
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|Subject(s)||Cross curricular, Design and technology, Engineering, Science, Biology, Physics|
|Age||7-11, 11-14, 14-16|
|Published||2010 to date|
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- Practical Action
- Stop the spread STEM challenge