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Human kite

Taking inspiration from the Born to Engineer video from Angelo Grubisic, an aeronautical engineer who combines his love for engineering with a passion for extreme sports., this resource supports students to increase their understanding of flight and how engineers use nature to inspire their ideas. Students will...

Understanding our energy future

Inspired by the Born to Engineer video from Kim Cave-Ayland, an engineer whose work is helping to create a safe, low polluting power source that could change our energy future, this resource supports students to work with data on UK energy consumption, exploring how energy generation is managed and what type of...

Temperature Matters

Inspired by the Born to Engineer video from George Edwards, a young engineer whose understanding of temperature measurement helps him to create a newly engineered product, this resource supports students to increase their understanding of engineering by learning about temperature control and its importance in the...

Making bubbles

Inspired by the Born to Engineer video from Dr Eleanor Stride, an engineer who is developing a treatment for cancer that encloses cancer-treating drugs in bubbles, this resource supports students to increase their understanding of engineering in a food science context, looking at how bubbles are formed, through...

Choosing the right composite material

Taking inspiration from the Born to Engineer video from Nina Parsons, a young engineer who has combined her love of motorsport with a career in composite design, this resource supports students to increase their understanding of composites in a motorsport setting. Students will learn about different composites,...

Designing robots for small spaces

Inspired by the Born to Engineer video from Mathew Holloway, this resource uses the Crumble controller, setting students a design challenge that sees them create their own umbilical controlled buggy that can navigate small spaces. Although specific to the Crumble controller, this resource could be used as a design...

What is engineering? Careers booklet

A leaflet for students aged 11 to 16, describing what engineering is and explaining the different routes into engineering.

The work that engineers do affects billions of people. It is creative and hands-on. It is about solving problems, designing things and improving things. As an engineer, you could tackle...

Parents' guide to engineering careers

This easy to read Tomorrow’s Engineers guide helps parents and carers understand more about engineering careers and routes into engineering, providing tips on how to recognise and encourage their child’s engineering talent.

Engineering careers notes for teachers

There is a high demand for engineers in the UK – in fact engineering is one of the most in demand jobs globally. From apprentices to technicians; graduates to postgraduates – engineers are needed at all levels, in a wide range of sectors.

This leaflet from Tomorrow’s Engineers helps teachers explain the...

A guide to vocational and apprenticeship routes into engineering

There are different routes into engineering, including apprenticeships, university and vocational qualifications. Apprenticeships combine on-the-job training with studying for vocational qualifications, or even a degree at university. 

This Tomorrow’s Engineers booklet, aimed at 14 to 19-year-olds, answers...

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