Schools Time Capsule Competition


All you need to do is send in what innovations you think will have happened in Science and Technology by 2072! This can be a story, pictures, a cartoon or technical drawings of new inventions. It might be helpful to think in terms of Medicine, Communication, Travel, Art.

To give you some idea over the last 50 years this is what has happened: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (1973) - saving lives every day, Cellphone (1973), Barcode (1974), Digital Camera (1975), Global Positioning System (GPS) (1978), Computer Virus (1982), Microsoft Word (1983), Google search Engine (1996), Bluetooth (1999), I-Phone (2007), Bitcoin (2009), Metal 3D printing (2018), 3D Bioprinting (2003)

Competition winners' ideas will be locked in the capsule and opened in 2072 you could be invited back to see if you were right!

To Apply

Please email your written entries to: by the closing date Friday 20 January, with the subject line stating Time Capsule followed by category you are entering, ie Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or Physics.