Project ID - TIS000434
Build an eco racing car - introduce materials, electricty, renewable energy, develop plans for building a car, build a prototype, refine design OR similar project

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Project offered at

Ballytober Primary School
BT57 8UR


Elaine Anderson

Student Skills

Mechanical Engineer Mechatronic Engineer Electronic Engineer Technology with Design Sports Technology Engineering Management Clean Technology

Expected Pupil Outcomes

understand the importance of the role of the engineer understand why it is important to understand mathematical concepts, materials, electricity and energy Practically get involved in a real life engineering project

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Develop communication skills Project managmenet skills Time managment skills Develop a range of professional skills which are needed in today's workplace

Extra Information

We are looking for an enthusiastic engineer who would like to help key stage 2 pupils primary school pupils to understand the importance of engineers in our society and for economic growth. We want our puils to understand theory by putting it into practice

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