ChiCI Sustainability Day

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250 Pupils from St Michaels CE High School in Chorley have visited the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to take part in a sustainability day as part of a wider study into teenage energy consumption.

The year nine pupils worked with UCLan’s ChiCi (Child Computer Interaction) Group to share their ideas on ways that future technology can reduce our impact on the environment; this included a straw that can successfully filter any type of water, phones made from recycled plastic bottles and shoes that can charge a mobile phone. They also tested out apps developed by the ChiCi team that assess their domestic energy use and their understanding of it. Read more.



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