Global Impact Invention

identify the problem

For this challenge, you will invent or create something that will help provide a solution to a global issue. It could be a tool, device, machine, app, program, etc. that provides an innovative solution to a global issue.

design a solution

01. Generate an idea. A good inventor understands the needs of who they are making the invention for. What matters for the person/or group of people I am making this for? What global issue can I address? What are the possible solutions to this problem?
02. Build a prototype. Create something that will help you present your product or solution. Using materials you have laying around build a rough prototype or model of your invention/solution. 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.

03. 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. Don't forget to tag us!

get inspired

sharpen.design/stem – click on “Global Impact” then his “New Challenge”

UN Global Goals