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Balsa Wood to Carbon Fibre
Discover how everyday materials are used in aviation.
This hands-on workshop allows pupils to discover a range of everyday materials that are used in aviation, such as wood for propellers, or leather for flying jackets. Pupils will need to bend, snap, scratch, stretch and squash materials to discover how the properties of a material make it suitable for its particular purpose. Pupils will receive an investigation booklet to record their results.
- Science: everyday materials
- Design & Technology: Explore a range of existing products