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This activity from BLOODHOUND SSC illustrates the forces acting on BLOODHOUND SSC by calculating the thrust of a balloon powered car. The resource explores thrust as a concept, tying in with Newton’s Laws of Motion.
* Build a balloon car
* Conduct speed-time experiments using the...
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.
This is a simple simulator in which pupils can investigate the effectiveness of a ski jacket. Pupils can alter various parameters and see what the effects are. The simulator also brings into view the competing design parameters - lots of insulation will keep the skier warmer - but may well restrict movement....
A team working introductory design and technology activity for secondary students aged 11-16 working in small teams. The activity takes between 60-90 minutes to complete.
Activity Theme: Parachutes
STEM Links: Forces, Resistance, Design, Structural Aerodynamics,...