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This resource gives examples of Scratch 2 sensing data from Vernier USB temperature and motion sensors. Using a £10 BLE dongle it also communicates wirelessly with devices including the TI Sensor Tag2, the BBC micro:bit and the Ollie robotic toy. Scratch can be used offline or run through the Chrome browser.
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RESINATED CORE SLABS (15m)
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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 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,...
This is a set of resources that can be used to introduce Smart Materials and Metal Foams.
It contains an overview of shape memory alloys / polymers, electrochromic glass, piezoelectric transducers and actuators - with questions at the end.
Industrial processes rely on PLCs to control everything from water treatment to nuclear power stations. Our organisation uses hardware rigs to assemble, measure and check components and allows candidates to watch the programs being excicuted and observe the results of making changes to the code.
See the rigs...
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A walk through of calculating Pi using polygons. Suitable for any students who have had an introduction to the Cosine Rule and can rearrange an equation. Contextualised by retro computer game graphics.
Various presentations and work sheets on how the diesel engine works. Includes animated presention of the 4 stroke engine cycle and a work sheet examining the extent to which our modern lives depend upon engines.