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Eco house design challenge

Date TBC
  • 45 mins
  • Ages 7-11

Join Encounter Edu in a model making challenge! Classes will put their learning into action and design a home for the future. They will learn the skills needed to model a future home from an architect and a maquette maker. As an additional challenge, the model-making section of the lesson will focus on using ‘found’ materials from rubbish. Students can enter their creations into a competition.

Designing, making, and communicating innovative solutions plays a crucial role in mitigating the climate crisis. Research shows that solutions-based education inspires action with young people better than either problem-based awareness including celebrity backed campaigns.