Students designed an A3 poster that answered the questions with a scientific focus, exploring the red metal’s applications and the chemical, physical and mechanical properties behind its use.
What the judges will be looking for
· A good scientific understanding of copper and the properties behind its use in the chosen field.
· Originality in the applications found in the chosen field—can the student find other places where copper is used?
· A clear and creative layout that makes this poster easy and fun to read.
First place in each category for each age group will win £100 plus £500 for their school. Second place in each category and age group will win £50 plus £250 for their school. Special awards may be given to posters that stand out from the rest, for their content or presentation.
A fantastic response from our Year 8 Scientists.