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Seeing The Unseen - Radar. Practical, active group activity to discover how basic maths and physics help engineers to "see the unseen"
Group activity involving volunteers moving around a teaching space and using time, distance and speed measurements to locate a student taking on the role of an aircraft.
Supports the use of Speed = Distance / Time and also the concept of radio waves travelling through space, giving practical meaning to...
This presentation was produced by the UK Space Agency for Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station in 2015/16.
The resource available consists of the following items:
RESINATED CORE SLABS (15m)
This is material that has been cut...
These resources introduce the topic of PCB manufacture Engineering and Design & Technology. They contains an overview of the different stages of PCB manufacture and a brief explanation of surface mount technology. The question sheet can be used alongside the presentation.
This resource helps to introduce methods of casting in metal. It looks at sand, investment and die casting.
This resources provides instructions for a simple demonstration of how additive layer manufacturing (3D printing) works. It uses funky foam, scissors and pritt stick glue. However, could also use acrylic, cardboard or wood and cut the model sections using a...
This is a classroom presentation / posters that remind pupils that great British designs are all around them!
This presentation can be used to introduce new and disruptive technologies to engineering students. It was based on BTEC Engineering but would also be relevant to GCSE Design and Technology / engineering. It contains an overview of hydrogen fuel cells, optic fibres, blended wing bodies, surface nanotechnology,...
The attached teaching notes have been written to support the following Science and Engineering Show: https://www.science2life.com/shows/irelands-ingenious-engineers-show/
Here is a suite of downloadable resources to inspire pupils or support teachers using the concepts and technology behind the innovative Gravity Jet Suit.