The Solar Challenge

Off grid design competition

KS2: ages 7-11KS3: ages 11-14

Set in rural Zimbabwe, where few villages have access to mains electricity, pupils investigate how to make different circuits which include solar cells. They then look at the requirements of the community and decide how to allocate the cells.

All teaching materials are available to download for free from Practical Action

Take your design briefs and enter the competition to win STEM kits for your school and vouchers for your team! Competition closes on 14th June 2019.


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