This is challenge two of the 2016-17 bp Ultimate STEM Challenge competition. The competition is open to teams of two to four students aged 11 to 14 from across the UK. Students can win some fantastic prizes, including an invitation to a celebratory event at the Science Museum, an Ultimate STEM experience day, £500 for their school and Science Museum goodies.
bp uses aerial surveys to identify potential new oil reserves, or to inspect remote equipment. Remote controlled aircraft, or drones, can offer a lower cost, safer alternative to light aircraft. The challenge for students is to investigate the best wing design for a remote controlled survey aircraft. How you tackle this challenge is completely up to you and your students. You may wish to use these optional introductory resources to get them started.
You can view resources to support this challenge here.
Please register as we would like to hear if you are intending to enter and offer you support through our STEM Ambassador network.
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|Subject(s)||Design and technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Science|
|Published||2010 to 2019|
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