#iwillBloom Sculpture Competition
In 2018 Whitby In Bloom created an Alice In Wonderland themed garden on Cliff Street in Whitby. To complete the garden, we want young people aged between 10 and 25 years to design an amazing, eye-catching Wonderland themed sculpture to hold a beautiful floral display to give the garden the WOW factor.We’d like entrants to be creative, use theirSTEM skills of science, technology, engineering and maths and make this display self-watering!
So, let your imagination go wild, come up with a plan using wind, solar power, water and plants.
What do we want you to do?
Entrants are required to design an Alice In Wonderland themed,sculpture that will include a way to display plants and be self-watering!
The prize aims to recognise and reward young people's achievements in all areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and provide them with the opportunity to build their skills and confidence in project-based work.
The winning design will be also be used by Whitby In Bloom to make grant funding applications with a view to creating the structure from galvanised or powder-coatedsteel and installing it at the Alice Garden on Cliff Street in Whitby.
The judges will be looking for designs that score highly against the following main criteria:
1. Project concept -what was the motivation behind your project and what were your aims, i.e.what was your water source,how did you transport the water to the plants, which part of Alice in Wonderland book inspired you, what did you want the viewer to experience?
2. Project process and use of STEM skills-how well did you plan and organise your work? What sort of experiments, calculations and research did you do? Were you innovative or creative in your approach?
3. Project outcome -how well did your project achieve its aims? Is your final product or entryof a high quality? Does your project have a ‘real-world’ application?
4. Personal skills -how well did you deal with any problems or challenges? How well do you communicate your project? Does your enthusiasm shine through?
Competitors can enter either as an individual or as part of a group,butall team members must be eligible to enter. Entry is via completion of the application form and its arrival at the WIB address. Plagiarism is prohibited. The project entry must be the original work of the entrant(s) only and care must be taken to ensure that copyright laws are not infringed.