Engineering materials for a greener planet features a series of real-world engineering activities that puts the environment at the heart of learning.

Students will explore the creative and practical side of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) subjects, as well as being introduced to the essential role that engineers have in creating sustainable solutions to environmental issues.

Challenges in this STEM resource include:

  • redesigning energy supply
  • calculating power consumption
  • making sea water safe to drink
  • exploring ocean plastic
  • calculating Young’s modulus
  • 3D printing challenges

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