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The Rochester Bridge Trust was founded in 1399 to provide a crossing over the River Medway in Kent. The Trust still provides free bridges today. The Trust is passionate about bridge building and wants to encourage young people to find out more about bridges and become as enthusiastic as we are!
Interactive presentations looking at science of superheroes relating to materials science. Materials investigations to choose material for spiderman's web, prison for Magneto etc.
Notes for talking about materials, instructons sheet and table to complete for materials investigations
From the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the 'Big questions, big experiment' wall chart describes the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. It looks at the "big questions" about our Universe that scientists are trying to answer, and how the amazing LHC will help them to do so. The 'Tunnel to the...
This is an exercise with complex spreadsheets and mail-merged documents. It is based on an actual implementation in a vaut with over 1500 boxes of different sizes.
The simplified example uses nine boxes of three different sizes, each has the price for annual box rental.
Also recorded are the renters'...
A practical challenge for pupils based on a Design Council finalist project carried out by a 17 year-old.
The project includes the need for the pupils to provide a full report on their work.
Towers and Bridges with Marshmallows and straws or Jelly Beans and cocktail sticks
Freee downloadble pupil challenge.
These images, from NASA, show crafts that have been used in the surface exploration of Mars. They illustrate space exploration including the Mars Viking lander which looked for signs of life on Mars.
This activity, from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, follows the format of a ‘Dragon’s Den’ competition. It aims develop student’s understanding of responsible product development and how the principles of the circular economy can be applied to current business practice. Case studies of existing products are...