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Try our digital engineering activities to test out your problem-solving and design skills.
You are on an expedition in the Amazon rainforest but you have been separated from your group without a compass.
In order to reach safety, you have to get back to base camp which lies East.
How can you get back to camp?
Can you make a building breathe in order to make it more sustainable?
Can you design a prototype for a new building which encourages natural air flow throughout the structure and takes a more sustainable approach to air conditioning?
Imagine you need to build a bridge so that people can cross a river easily.
– You are in a remote location with only lengths of timber to use.
– You have no rope or materials to fix the timber together.
– The bridge you make must be self-supporting in every way.
London Borough Council have set a brief to design a model prototype of a housing project building.
The building must house up to 50 families and change the traditional notion that housing projects are ugly with function prioritised over aesthetics.
Can you make a strong structure look beautiful?
This fantastic task is based on slowing down the way a marble runs from a high point to a low point.
Can you make a paper plane? Of course you can! But can you make a *great* paper plane?
Can you use cutting edge CAD software to design a product that could solve an everyday problem?
Can you help to design an adventurous maze for them so they can get from 'A to B' in the most exciting way?
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