Inspired by space: modern materials
This collection of resources has been developed to support the teaching of modern materials. Each resource is inspired by space, providing information, experiments and discussion points for each of the modern materials and technologies.
This resources provides students with an introduction to the topic of modern materials. It provides an overview of what modern materials are and why we might use them for different products. The specific materials included are:
- Liquid crystal displays
- Graphene ...
This resources provides a space themed introduction to the topic of E-textiles. It looks at some of the technologies used, provides examples of products that are made possible by E-textiles and provides some hands-on examples of how you can bring E0textiles into your classroom.
A coated metal has a coating applied to the surface to enhance or change its functional or aesthetic properties. This resources explores the topic of coated metals, specifically anodising, galvanising, powder coating, dip coating, electroplating.