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The Solar Challenge

'The Solar Challenge' helps students investigate how generating electricity using solar cells can transform the lives of people living without access to mains electricity. The challenge offers an exciting Off Grid! Design competition for students to develop a solar based solution to address a real-life problem for rural communities living without mains electricity.

 

The Solar Challenge
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7-14 years old
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Geography
Design Technology
Science
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Student Leadership
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energy
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values

This resource helps support the below Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Provide an inclusive and quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.

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