STEAM Challenge 01
Your Own Invention
For this challenge, you will invent something that will improve someone’s life. It could be a tool, device, machine, etc. that helps someone somewhere. A good inventor understands who their invention is for and what needs that person has.
YOU WILL CREATE:
- A rough prototype of your invention.
- A pitch, short video (Max. 2 minutes) that explains your invention and the problem it solves. Have fun!
Generate an Idea
A good inventor understands the needs of who they are making the invention for. What matters for the person I am making this for? What problem am I solving? Brainstorm ideas. To help with an idea check out sharpen.design/stem, a really cool STEM design challenge generator.
Build a Prototype
Using materials you have laying around build a rough prototype of your invention. Use craft materials, recyclables, building blocks, sticks, etc. get creative and be resourceful! Remember – It does not need to work, just needs to be a physical representation to help understand the concept and purpose.
To be eligible for the prizes listed below you need to share your idea. Film a short (Max 2 min video) pitch of your invention. Include details like who is it for, what problem does it solve, etc. Have fun! Upload/share your video to twitter, facebook or Instagram using #FluxSTEAM1 and #MadeWithSharpen tag @Fluxspace.io (Flux. on Facebook) and tag @Sharpen.design.
To be eligible for prizes – Post on social media tagging Flux, Sharpen.design and use the hashtags #FluxSteam1 #MadeWithSharpen
For questions, comments or concerns please email Ryne@fluxspace.io
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