Coinciding with World Ocean Day, this latest Makers Empire competition asks students to learn about issues related to plastic pollution of the world’s oceans. Students are challenged to design a way to reduce, reuse or recycle plastic that we use in everyday life or develop another way to reduce plastic pollution.

Eyebot 3000 roving the Ocean floor looking for trash!
Plastic cleaning robot
Competition Details
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Over a 100,000 marine animals every year are harmed by plastic pollution, let’s keep the oceans clean!
We look forward to all the creative entries!

Makers Empire: Better learning by design

Makers Empire helps K-8 teachers teach STEM/STEAM concepts, design thinking principles and 21st century learning skills using 3D printing. Our pioneering 3D solutions for schools — 3D Learning Program and Learning by Design Course — include 3D modelling software, over 100 curriculum-aligned lesson plans and professional development. Makers Empire is used by thousands of teachers and hundreds of thousands of students in Australia, the USA, Asia and Europe. Join our community today!

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