Little Inventors


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Will you answer the call to GO GREEN?

The actions of people, like both you and me, are contributing to climate change. We create lots of pollution and waste which causes unnatural changes in the earth’s temperature. This is not good news for our planet!

Invention can go a long way towards helping us build a healthier world. Innovation can change the future! From vertical gardens that collect rain water to edible plates and cutlery, we can live more sustainably now so future generations can enjoy the beauty of a thriving planet and healthy ecosystems.

Our daily routines make up our impact on the planet. All the little things you do add up! What could you invent to help people to live greener? Instead of getting the car to school, design a souped-up skateboard that could take you there instead! Instead of throwing away kitchen scraps, could you minimise waste and invent a convenient composter with wings that flies right to you?

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The subject of climate change can sometimes feel really big and overwhelming. For this challenge we’re going to think about three areas of daily living and the solutions they could bring about:

1. EAT
We all need food to survive. But everything we eat has an impact on the planet, from the way it’s grown, manufactured, or thrown away. What could you invent to help? Think about inventions that minimise food waste and shorten the journey food takes to get to your table!

Most cars and planes today still burn fossil fuels and cause lots of pollution. Imagine modes of transportation that use renewable energy instead. Vehicles can also perform super tasks to help rejuvenate the earth like planting seeds during the journey!

Every item in our homes started from an idea, but in our changing world, we need to make tweaks and improvements to better our planet. The little things we do at home everyday add up. Whether you're relaxing, playing, cleaning, or cooking, inventions that make use of sustainable energy or minimise water usage make all the difference!

We only have one planet earth. Will you live greener to help save it? Let’s all work together for a brighter tomorrow. Let’s GO GREEN for a better planet!

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How to enter!

You can submit more than one invention idea.

Submit invention ideas through our upload page after .

  1. Draw your inventionon the Little Inventors worksheet
  2. Scan or photograph the *whole* sheetas straight on as possible
  3. Upload it in JPEG, PNG or GIF format (choose a file)

Each invention idea will comprise of an image of a clear drawing, the name, age and location of the inventor, the name of the invention and a description, and a contact email address.

Examples of scanned images

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