Case Study: Landbased Technology

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Produced for Future Morph, this short video shows the activities of a student studying a National Diploma in Land Based Technology at Bicton College. The student describes how the course develops skills in the maintenance and repair of machinery such as tractors, commercial vehicles and other agricultural technology. The students also describes some of the health and safety precautions necessary when working with heavy machinery. A second activity looks at the use of a voltmeter to measure potential difference in an electric circuit.

Acknowledgements Lesson plans: Nuffield Foundation Practical Physics activities, David Sang, courtesy of Institute of Physics Practical Biology activities, Carol Levick, courtesy of Society of Biology Practical Chemistry activities, Emma Palmer, courtesy of Royal Society of Chemistry Supporting information: CoHesion Career Development Consultancy, Brian Cairns and Ruth Wright Films: Anna Grayson, production and direction Phil Stopford and Twofour Digital Ltd, post production Bicton College

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