Sep 29 Environmental Innovators
Environmental Innovators is now available to download (please see the link at the end of this email).The programme is a downloadable PDF that contains four chapters. Each chapter should take no more than 3 hours to complete. There are live links and tasks for students to complete within. Students are NOT required to have any prior knowledge of subject matter. The programme is accessible from school AND home.
Students will have from 19th September – 16th December to complete the programme.
- Four chapters
- 13 tasks – optional aids for student learning and enjoyment
- 1 end of programme project – submit your idea for an innovation that does not have adverse effects on the environment
The project submission portal will be open from the October mid-term break until 16th of December. Students can submit anytime within this period, but it is recommended covering the material first.
Five group finalists will be chosen to take a trip to BiOrbic Bioeconomy Research Centre at University College Dublin to present their idea to agri-food stakeholders. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to meet like-minded peers and to demonstrate their learning over the course of the programme. This finalists meet-up will take place in January. The National Champions, chosen at the close of the day, will receive a grand prize of €250 each.
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Click on the link below to access the programme.
This programme is also created as an assignment in the students TY Teams account. The assignment will close on December 16th where students will have to upload their project to the assignment as evidence of completion.
Students must also upload their project to the submission portal.