How and Why is Copper Used in Our Daily Lives? Design a poster that will appeal to a target audience of 11-16 year olds, highlighting the vital role copper plays in our daily lives, and the properties that make it so beneficial.
Communications Renewable energy Architecture
1. Choose one of the following categories:
· Renewable Energy
· Information and Communications Technology
· Architecture and Design
2. Design an A3 poster that will appeal to school children, including:
· A summary of copper’s role in your chosen category
· Examples of where and how it is used in the category
· The properties of copper on which these examples rely.
The competition is divided into two age categories: Key Stage 3 (Years 7-9, ages 11-14) and Key Stage 4 (Years 10-11, ages 14-16).
Judges will be looking for factual accuracy and a clear demonstration that the student understands the fundamental properties of copper that make it essential to modern living. Creativity, attractiveness and clarity of layout will also be considered.
To get started, students can visit www.copperinfo.co.uk/education to view educational resources, including links to copper information on Schoolscience.
First prize in each category is £100 for the student and £500 for the school. The runner-up prizes are £50 for the student and £250 for the school.
How to Enter
Education Competition,Copper Development Association, 5 Grovelands Business Centre, Boundary Way, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 7TE.
The following details must be included with every entry: student name, age, year and email address; teacher name and email address; school name and address.
Deadline and Judging
All entries must be received on or before May 31st 2013. Judging will take place in June and winners will be notified by email in the second week of June. Prizes will be sent to the school.
Judges will be from the Association for Science Education, Copper Development Association and the copper industry.