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Oil spill cleaner-upper

Activity 2 of 2


11-14 yrs, 14-16 yrs

This activity is in two parts, you can do either part – or both. The first part can be completed with no additional hardware or even micro:bits, comprising a challenge to design an efficient algorithm to clean an area of sea. The second part builds on this to create an autonomous vehicle that can mop up oil spills.

Key learning:

  • Understand what the Global Goals are
  • Understand what goal 14 is and its significance
  • Produce an Oil Spill Cleaner-Upper product to meet the success criteria
  • Develop the product further with additional features
Arm School Program

These projects are contributed by the Arm School Program