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Star Wars STEM club Scheme of Work

Star Wars STEM club Scheme of Work

A variety of Star Wars themed STEM activities I put together to use with my STEM Club to celebrate Star Wars Day- May the fourth be with you. Activities can be carried out over a number of weeks or can alternatively can be done as a carousel of activities. For each activity there is a lesson plan which lists the equipment you need for each activity, how to prep the activity and how to carry out the activity A coloured student instruction sheet which explains to students how to carry out the activity and the science behind it Any print outs I have produced to go with activities Activities includes are Building recycled droids Free Han Solo from the frozen carbonite Making galaxy jars Galaxy Oobleck Glow Stick Light Sabers Making Hovercrafts Making Star Wars Sound effects Straw Spaceships Use the Force Electrostatics Use the Force Magnetism Bubble wand Lightsabers
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Using the micro:bit as an accelerometer - customising the script using touch develop.

Using the micro:bit as an accelerometer - customising the script using touch develop.

A guide to adapting the code on a micro:bit to use as an accelerometer in a Bloodhound SSC Rocket car. Create a cheap and reliable data logger for motion and velocity practicals by adapting a BBC micro:bit and free software. This information supports a Bloodhound SSC Rocket Car workshop, designing, building and racing model rocket cars. The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For more information on our inspiring workshops, activities, videos, and resources, visit www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
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Turn your micro:bit into an accelerometer data logger using free bitty app. How to:

Turn your micro:bit into an accelerometer data logger using free bitty app. How to:

Need a quick and reliable motion data logger for speed/ distance practicals? Add a battery pack to your micro: bit and download the free bitty software.( www.bittysoftware.com ) This ‘how-to’ guide can work alongside the Bloodhound SSC Project, a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. For more information on our inspiring workshops, activities, videos, and resources, visit www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
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KS3 Physics and Design and Technology: Bloodhound SSC: Jet car. Stress Testing the Fin, Materials

KS3 Physics and Design and Technology: Bloodhound SSC: Jet car. Stress Testing the Fin, Materials

A 2 min video clip explaining how we test the fin of a 1000mph car. BLOODHOUND’s giant tail fin is a key part of the car. It keeps it running straight and true. At 1,000mph it will see incredible loads, so the engineers need to monitor the aluminium structure using strain gauges… The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
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KS3 Chemistry, Science Skills; Bloodhound SSC Testing the Fuel Systems of a 1000mph Car.

KS3 Chemistry, Science Skills; Bloodhound SSC Testing the Fuel Systems of a 1000mph Car.

3 minute video explaining how the fuel systems of Bloodhound SSC are regulated to control the rate of combustion, considering the ‘sloshing’ of the fuel in the tank as it accelerates up to 1000mph and back… The BLOODHOUND Team are at Newquay Airport to test the Fuel Systems for the EJ200 Jet Engine - they need to simulate the G forces the jet fuel will face at 1000mph by tilting the lower chassis to an angle of 60 degrees. Find out how they got on in this episode of Cisco BLOODHOUND TV. The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
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KS3 Electronics Design and Technology: Bloodhound SSC: Electrical Systems of a 1000mph Car.

KS3 Electronics Design and Technology: Bloodhound SSC: Electrical Systems of a 1000mph Car.

2 min 26 video showing how we rig the Electronic System of Bloodhound SSC. The electronic systems are are the lifeblood of the car. In a state-of-the-art racing car with three engines, three braking systems and over 500 sensors, the electrical systems are key. Systems Technician Milton explains the wiring loom in the cockpit. The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
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KS3 Media Art: Bloodhound SSC - Making Animationsand Films  of a 1000mph car  with CAD

KS3 Media Art: Bloodhound SSC - Making Animationsand Films of a 1000mph car with CAD

6 min 23 video: BLOODHOUND SSC animators (www.flocklondon.com) explain how they produce such exciting videos. The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
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KS3 Computing: Bloodhound SSC - How we use CFD instead of a wind tunnel to design a 1000mph car.

KS3 Computing: Bloodhound SSC - How we use CFD instead of a wind tunnel to design a 1000mph car.

7 min video : Dr Ben Evans from Swansea University explains how Computational Fluid Dynamics has helped the designers to shape Bloodhound SSC. also features Ron Ayers. The BLOODHOUND Project is not only about building a car to go 1,000mph, but it is also a perfect vehicle for education of STEM subjects. Over the life of this project we’ve been able to inspire over 2 million young people! For more activities, videos, resources and information on workshops visit, www.bloodhoundssc.com, or follow us on twitter: @Bloodhound_EDU.
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