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Presentation about colonising mars - landing and how live there. Group activity to make Mars Lander to safety land egg for height. In addition activity to make parachutes for Mars Lander
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.
From Practical Action, this 1-2 hour class activity uses the supply of energy for an island community to help students to understand renewable energy options.
The resource available consists of the following items:
RESINATED CORE SLABS (15m)
This is material that has been cut...
Produced by Practical Action, these materials help students to consider the impacts of a product through its whole life cycle. A presentation describes the concept of lifecycle analysis (LCA) and gives some examples. Students are then challenged to consider the life cycle of familiar products, from raw materials,...
Ideal for all ages and key stages the Starchaser Rocket Factory 1 enables students to experiment with Newton’s Laws of motion by building and flying their own compressed air powered model rockets. Safe, clean, educational and fun, Rocket Factory 1 is supervised by a Starchaser Educator and...
From Practical Action, this resource encourages students to look at how design specifications are balanced when developing new products.
From Practical Action and the Royal Academy of Engineering, this short starter activity helps students to think about their own values and those of their peers in relation to the sustainability of engineering. The activity encourages an awareness of the impact of engineering on the environment and sustainability....
This case study from BP Educational Service offers students aged 14-19 an insight into how a global business works. The study explores how BP's marketing team decides on place of sale, price and promotion for a product.
This resource is also suitable for Business Studies students.