9 May 2016

The KS3 STEM has been working hard to prepare the Greenpower car for their first race on July 13th at Croft Race Track. After making cardboard templates for the body work, they visited the engineering department at Tynemet College and were shown how to fabricate the new parts out of sheet metal. These have since been added. Last week, designs were decided for the stickers to decorate the car and pupils were shown the principles or CAD CAM and how to use the vinyl cutter to produce these. For the next few weeks, the focus will be on driving and testing the car and ensuring they know how to fully maintain the vehicle..