Social Innovator Program
Leveraging the principles of LEAF, this program will foster children’s leadership
Step 1 - Literature Review -synthesize existing research and identify an unmet need. Step 2 - Identifying the problem - narrow down the issues and choose 1 problem to examine and solve. Step 3 - Evaluating solution - Use design thinking strategies to evaluate solutions. Step 4 - Field work Step 5 - Writing the research paper Step 6 - Presenting the paper to scholars and expert. Session 1: At the end of the three week session the student will have completed a mini-research paper and created a rocket pitch for his/her new innovation. Session 2: At the end of the three week session the student will have completed a mini-research paper and created a rocket pitch for his/her new sustainability solution. Outcomes: Students will learn to identify a problem, research the issues, determine the big goal, develop project ideas and create an action plan. Students will then create their elevator pitch and launch their ad. Project 1 - Mushroom Farming - examine mushroom growth under two different environments Project 2 - Floriculture (Hibiscus and Camelia) - Understand the benefits of Hibiscus and Camelia for human health and cosmetics. Examine the variations in different growing conditions. Project 3. Algae and technology Project 4. Plant growth in Calcium Carbonate Substrate - Examine growth of plants using Mussel powder, Eggshells and compare.
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