The EGA Aluminium Design Challenge is a chance for creative students to use their STEM skills to compete for prizes.
Submissions must be made online at https://engineerthefuture.awardsplatform.com/.
The deadline for submissions is 23:59 (+4 GMT) on 13 January 2019.
Image and model specifications:
Video submission specifications:
It is recommended that every participating team create a two-minute video of your team and your project to supplement your submission. The video can be uploaded in a YouTube account (with private viewing). The mentor or coach of each team must be the rightful owner of the e-mail address registered with the YouTube account for the video submission. Only the e-mail address used to register for the competition can be used. The video must:
Illustration submission specifications:
An illustration or pictorial representation of your idea is required. This image should clearly communicate the team's design solution.
Acceptable file type include PDF, GIF, JPEG, or PNG. The visual illustration(s) should complement your entry description and can come in the form of drawings, photos, charts, or CAD images.
Link to important documents:
Download important documents such as the challenge manual and portfolio templates at our Required forms page.
Tips for design thinking:
The best submissions clearly and concisely cover the following points and are accompanied by an illustration that complements the text:
The best design ideas will serve the public good by:
The winning teams must meet the following criteria for their category:
The transportation submission will be assessed for accuracy and aesthetics.
The architectural marvel can be buildings, bridges, superstructures, or monument. It must include aesthetics as well as serves the purpose.
The use of energy from natural elements is of high importance in this category. Successful applicants should use concepts aligned with concepts of science, technology, engineer, maths and art.
Human Relief Packaging
Winning submissions in this category will be defined by keen attention to purpose and excellent use of materials.
Guide for teachers (and students)
Use the Teacher Support Guide as a reference. The guide can be integrated into any design and technology curriculum, STEM clubs, after-school programs or innovation programs. Additionally, the teacher can mentor the team using the Teacher Support Guide. Interested students may also make use of the guide in order to complete the design portfolio. The design template portfolio can be found among resources at our About page.
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