The Fort Issue 11 March 2022 - Page 19

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IMYC Big Idea

Entrepreneurship

SPOTLIGHT ON

Over the past 8 weeks, Grade 8 students have been linking their learning to the big idea of entrepreneurship. Within IMYC lessons they were set the task of developing and marketing a product. They presented their product to middle school students, who voted for their favourite. Over the 8 weeks students researched costings, developed websites and built prototypes. A winner from each homeroom was chosen for the final. Our 3 finalists were:

Yousef 8V

The purpose of EPC is to make the lives of ill-fated and poverty stricken individuals better by supplying them with renewable electricity. Electricity will be generated from solar energy stations in cities and countries around the globe who are less fortunate to have a functioning and active energy system. This energy will then be supplied at a rate that is 50% cheaper in order for those less fortunate to have access.

Electricity will be generated from solar energy stations in cities and countries around the globe who are less fortunate to have a functioning and active energy system. This energy will then be supplied at a rate that is 50% cheaper in order for those less fortunate to have access.

Desta and Ula 8I

Hi.Flo is a functional heat pad that allows menstruating people to actively participate in daily activities, all the while experiencing reduced menstrual cramps. The product is a grain heat bag contained in a recycled fabric washable cover. The Hi.Flo team also wanted to bring awareness to the fact that many people don’t have these luxuries, or in some cases even basic menstrual hygiene products. Within their campaign they were committed to donate part of their profit to Freedom4Girls, a charity that strives to provide free menstrual health products in low-income areas.

contained in a recycled fabric washable cover. The Hi.Flo team also wanted to bring awareness to the fact that many people don’t have these luxuries, or in some cases even basic menstrual hygiene products. Within their campaign they were committed to donate part of their profit to Freedom4Girls, a charity that strives to provide free menstrual health products in low-income areas.

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