Using the properties of materials to their maximum in order to create large, strong structures such as bridges, towers, buildings, stadiums etc. Work as a production team making the parts for the structure and plan how to improve production and produce top quality products.
Forces and motion
The ‘Rocket rescue challenge’. Learn how to make air pressure rockets (safe for use indoors or out) and use them to send messages, supplies and to rescue castaways.
Cranes and robot arms. Lifting and moving objects at a distance using levers, winding mechanisms, hydraulics and magnetism.
Construct powered vehicles and test them for speed, distance, ability to climb hills and cross different terrain eg. the surface of the Moon or another planet.
Our electric future
‘Inventors workshop’ Explore ideas for new products powered by electricity.
Our solar future
In future will all cars and transport systems be electric and will they obtain their energy from the Sun?
‘I’m an Engineer - get me out of here!!!!’
A school hall full of challenges. This is a carousel of team challenge activities. Groups of 3 pupils tackle the challenges one at a time within a time limit then move on after resetting everything ready for the next group. Lots of fun, lots of variety and a chance for everyone to shine.