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Thermofield, Dixons City Academy, Bradford

This team came third place at the 2016 competition final. They want to revolutionise gas camping stoves into electromagnetic stoves powered by solar panels. This team have anticipated the advance in technology of solar panels as a means of either charging batteries for stoves to run on, or directly powering the stoves themselves. With an […]

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E-Waste, Alderbrook School, Solihull

This team came second in the 2016 competition final, with an adapted food waste bin helping households track how much food they waste. Their bin, with an electric weighing scale, connects to an app sending push notifications to user’s phones if wastage levels become too high. Also included in the app is a game for […]

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Vitaliite, Quwwat Ul Islam School, Newham

Vitaliite won first place in the 2016 competition final. The team wanted to combat poor conditions of drinking water in less economically developed countries whilst simultaneously tackling the high rate of road accidents involving cyclists in the UK. Their water bottle has LED lights to alert road users of cyclists and joggers presence, with a […]

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2016 Finalists Announced… See you in London! by S4TP Team

After incredibly tight semi-finals, 11 teams from across the national competition have been selected to present their Big Ideas at the Palace of Westminster. We are delighted to announce the Solutions for the Planet 2016 Finalists…   Hydro Lock – St Bede’s & St Joseph’s Catholic College, Yorkshire. Thermofield – Dixons City Academy, Yorkshire. Re-Read […]

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Marissa’s work experience

“When I first arrived at Lafarge Tarmac, I was a little bit nervous” says Marissa Chauhan, considering this was her first ever involvement in work life. “Soon after I met everyone, my nerves diminished and my enthusiasm assembled.” Read Marissa complete experience… Hi, I’m Marissa Chauhan, a Year 10 student at Alderbrook School in Solihull. Last November […]

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