Schools’ Poster Competition

Poster Competition on climate change for years 5-6 and 7-8

As part of the Festival of Research, the University’s Festival of Research has organised a climate change poster competition for years 5-6 and 7-8.

1st Prize – *A trip on the University’s research boat! 

Cwch ymchwil y Brifysgol / University research boat
  • Pupils will have the opportunity to create a poster on climate change solutions and then present it during the Festival of Research week (18 – 22 October 2021).
  • The competition is open to pupils in years 5 and 6 (primary) and 7a 8 (secondary) and there will be a separate prize for the two categories.*
  • Links to videos created by experts at the university are attached to help you create your posters.

PLEASE NOTE: New closing date of 14th October 2021.

(*There is currently a limit of 5 pupils on the boat, due to COVID rules). 

Guidelines for Posters (A3): 

  • A3 poster will need to be created for the research festival poster competition on climate change.
  • Pupils should focus on the solutions / how to solve climate change with reference to solutions already in place around the local area such as the Rheidol hydropower plant and the local wind turbines. 
  • Consider beginning with the question ‘What is climate change?’ 
  • Present expert or pupil research and / or activities they have undertaken.
  • Fact based on research ie, pie charts generated from questionnaire data. The posters will need some text (no pictures only). 
  • Content to focus on solutions to climate change. 
  • Consider links to the local area o What does Aberystwyth do? 
    • Can we do more? 
    • What has your school done? o
    • What are you going to do now? 
  • Winners will be taken out on the boat* (this will be arranged in Spring time when there is more to see)!! 
  • Information on how to carry out a small climate change research project has already been sent out and there is an opportunity for the school to take advantage of this resource as well. •
  • IMPORTANT – The project does not have to be completed in order to register for the competition. So go for it!