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Friday 5th June

Date: 5th Jun 2020 @ 11:46am

Good morning.

Well, the good weather hasn't returned yet!

 

Some fun engineering challenges today that can be done indoors.

 

Balloon Car Race

Make and race a balloon-powered car using just a balloon, a plastic cup, straws, thread and rubber bands.

Watch the video to see Dyson engineers supersizing their balloon cars to see if they can win the race.

 

https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIu9Xiub3q6QIVxbTtCh2P_Q6cEAAYAyAAEgJ--_D_BwE

 

Challenge Cards

 

 

Spaghetti Bridges

Can you build a spaghetti bridge that's strong enough to hold a bag of sugar?

Watch the video to see Dyson engineers attempt the challenge with their spaghetti replica of the Golden Gate Bridge.

 

https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIu9Xiub3q6QIVxbTtCh2P_Q6cEAAYAyAAEgJ--_D_BwE

 

Spaghetti Bridges - YouTube

 

Cardboard Chair

This challenge focuses on the principles of design and structure. Can you design and build a chair from cardboard, that’s strong enough to support your weight?

Watch the video to find out more and see how Dyson engineers took on the challenge.

 

https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIu9Xiub3q6QIVxbTtCh2P_Q6cEAAYAyAAEgJ--_D_BwE

 

James Dyson Foundation STEM Challenges - Teach Kids Engineering

 

School children

 

School children

 

A young engineer in practice.

 

A young engineer in practice.

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