You can use these projects to enter the Youth Grand Challenges competition. This resource includes three project ideas on the theme of sanitation, hygiene and infectious diseases. This resource has been produced by Practical Action, in partnership with the CREST Awards scheme.
‘What a Waste’ is a research project: Students investigate how much water a toilet uses, find out where our drinking water comes from and what happens to the waste we produce.
‘Washing with Plants’ is a practical project: Students think about why some hygiene products contain plant extracts, investigating which plant materials have antibacterial properties.
‘Top Toilets’ is a communication project: Students think about how good sanitation can improve lives, considering how to communicate why developing simple low tech sanitation solutions benefits the health of the whole community
This resource includes three project ideas on the theme of protection and prevention from infectious diseases.
In this project, you will investigate the thermal properties of different fabrics used in cold weather clothing or other thermal insulation applications such as sleeping bags or duvets…
In the Mission: Starlight global experiment from the Royal Society of Chemistry, students are challenged to find the best way to protect astronauts from harmful UV light.