Deployable structures


The purpose of these resources is to help students link the ideas they see in the maths classroom with applications in real world engineering. The resources cover the broad topic of deployable structures - these open up (deploy) into something of use, such as an umbrella.

  • The Teacher's Guide can be download using the download button above.
  • Each resource activity sheet can be downloaded from the table below (remember to remove any answer pages before copying for students!).
  • There are two case studies to support the resource which can be downloaded here: a Company case study, and a Student case study.

The resources can be used however you wish, but some initial explanation and guidance is given in the Teacher's Guide.