Smart materials 1

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In this activity from the Institution of Engineering and Technology, students investigate the properties of different categories of smart materials and decide which kinds of materials might offer the best prospects for a financial investment. Students work in teams and present their results to the rest of the class. The activity offers strong opportunities for cross-curricular work with enterprise.

This activity is part of a full set of resources in the Nature Reinvented collection and is supported by the video Nature Reinvented.

Curriculum links include bionics, prosthetics, smart materials.

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