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Electric Cars

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Groups of approximately 30 learners

Keystage 2 and 3

40-60 minutes

About the Course

Learners build miniature electric cars, then use these in a competitive team challenge. Teams fine tune their cars following the engineering design cycle of design, build, test and improve. Teams then investigate the effects of powering their cars with varying quantities of electrical energy, aiming to get their car to stop closest to a target distance. This session features as part of the longer Green Drive workshop.

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Curriculum Links: 

  • Generate, develop and communicate their ideas through discussion and annotated sketches.

Skills Builder Framework Links:

  • Listening 

  • Problem solving 

  • Staying positive 

  • Teamwork 

  • Aiming high 

  • Leadership

Room requirements:

  • Needs a large hall space with at least 12m of non carpeted floor space.

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Interested in booking?

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