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Aerodynamics – How does the shape of a vehicle affect the speed it will travel?

Monday, 18 March, 2013 - 13:00 to Thursday, 21 March, 2013 - 15:00

A laboratory workshop looking at the effect of aerodynamics on vehicle design. Pupils will constructmodels, and conduct tests in the physics laboratory to identify the designs with the best aerodynamic features. This workshop can also be combined with the college’s planetarium presentation. Age P7 – S4 Up to 36 pupils (18 if lab only). One hour for lab only, two hours for planetarium/laboratory. All groups must be accompanied by a member of school staff.

Earth Science, Maths, Physics, Space Science and Technology
Age group: 
11–14 year olds
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