Practical Action

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http://practicalaction.org/
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    Water! Water!

    2016-12-12T13:37:43In association with

    A resource pack including a student worksheet, teachers' notes and four presentations looking at one of the most vital substances on planet Earth - water.

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    Wind power challenge

    2016-12-12T13:37:00In association with

    A link to Practical Action’s wind power challenge and its related resources, where students are tasked with designing and testing a wind power machine that is cable of lifting weighted objects,

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    The squashed tomato challenge

    2016-12-12T13:36:09In association with

    A link to Practical Action's squashed tomato challenge and its related resources, where students are tasked with designing, building and testing a way of transporting tomatoes.

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    Small is... challenge

    2016-12-12T13:33:59In association with

    A link to Practical Action's 'small is... challenge' and its related resources, where students are tasked with analysing technology from the last hundred years, and to invent a product that could help achieve a sustainable future.

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    Plastics challenge

    2016-12-12T13:31:04In association with

    Links to Practical Action's plastics challenge, where students develop products from recycled objects, as a possible way of tackling environmental problems caused by plastic waste.

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    Power for the world

    2016-12-12T13:31:00In association with

    A link to Practical Action’s power for the world activity and its related resources, where students are tasked with looking at renewable energy solutions, and designing and building their own wind turbines.

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    Floating garden challenge

    2016-12-12T13:27:19In association with

    A link to Practical Action's floating garden challenge and its related resources, where students are tasked with designing and building a model structure that will enable farmers to produce crops in areas that are liable to flooding.

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    Beat the flood challenge

    2016-12-12T13:24:55In association with

    Links to Practical Action's beat the flood challenge, including the teacher and student materials, beat the flood poster, competition winners and schools' experiences of the challenge.