Resources

The Academy's engineering-themed learning and teaching resources have been developed in partnership with teachers and engineers to engage and inspire students about a career in engineering.  

For schools, the resources are linked to the KS2 and KS3 STEM curriculum and can easily be adapted for use at KS4.  The resources provide engineering-themed learning activities for use in a STEM club, for a STEM challenge day or to enhance and add context to the STEM curriculum.  An important aim of each resource is to enable teachers or club leaders to engage their students with STEM through hands-on activity and stimulating engineering contexts.

In post-16, there are a suite of interactive engineering contextualised resources for technician level courses, in particular mechanical and electrical principles, and are appropriate for use at Level 2 and 3.  Each resource contains a stretch and challenge activity.


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Mission to Mars: how will engineers make it possible to live on other planets

Mission to Mars: investigate the science, technology, engineering and mathematics of space exploration.

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Aiming for awesome: aircraft design

Aiming for awesome: Aircraft design investigates the impact of STEM on aircraft design

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Engineering in the movies

Engineering in the Movies lets pupils explore the creative and practical side of science, technology, engineering and maths in films while introducing the important role of engineers in the industry.

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Aiming for awesome: aircraft design

Aiming for awesome: Aircraft design investigates the impact of STEM on aircraft design

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Aiming for awesome: radar technology

Aiming for awesome: Radar investigates the impact of STEM on radar technology. 

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Aiming for awesome: air speed record

Aiming for awesome: speed record investigates the STEM behind travelling at speed.

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Aiming for awesome: ejection seats

Aiming for Awesome: Ejection seat investigates the STEM involved in designing ejection seats.

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Aiming for awesome: code breaking

Aiming for awesome: Code breaking investigates the impact of STEM on code breaking and security.

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Aiming for awesome: satellite communications

Aiming for awesome: Satellite age investigates the STEM behind satellite communications.

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Aiming for awesome: disaster relief

Aiming for awesome: Disaster relief

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Aiming for awesome: logistics challenges of disaster relief

Aiming for awesome: Logistics challenge investigates how the RAF use STEM skills when planning a mission.

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Aiming for awesome: remotely piloted aircraft systems

Aiming for awesome: Remotely piloted air systems gives students the opportunity to investigate the use of STEM when controlling Remotely Piloted Air Systems. 

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Aiming for awesome: stealth

Aiming for awesome: Stealth investigates the impact of STEM on the development of stealth vehicles.

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AC phasors and fault detection

Electrical & Electronic: AC theory | Resistance, reactance and impedance

Mathematics: Phasors | Vector addition | Pythagoras' theorem | Trigonometry

Prerequisites: None