You can use these projects to enter the Youth Grand Challenges competition. This resource includes three project ideas on the theme of vaccinations and infectious diseases. This resource has been produced by Practical Action, in partnership with the CREST Awards scheme.
‘Viva la Vaccine’ is a research project: Students are challenged to think about how vaccines are made, the costs and profits, and how vaccines are developed, tested and made commercially available.
‘Electricity Free Fridge’ is a practical project: Students are challenged to develop a fridge that keeps vaccines cool but doesn’t need electricity, thinking about how to use the evaporation of water as a means of cooling and testing effectiveness.
‘The Power of Persuasion’ is a communication project: Students think about the challenges of persuading people to be vaccinated.
In this project, you will research the causes and consequences of diarrhoea and dehydration….
For this project, you will use clay as your ceramic. You will design and shape beads and/or pendants to make a necklace or bracelet…
This resource includes three project ideas on the theme of sanitation, hygiene and infectious diseases.