Denford Primary STEM Project
The Denford Primary STEM Project gives an opportunity to introduce STEM learning at an early age in a fun and exciting way. This innovative, stand-alone classroom resource also gives an ideal introduction to the new F1 in Schools Primary Class – the first step on the F1 in Schools ladder.
The project brings real-life applications of STEM to your classroom. Pupils work individually, in pairs, or as a team, to design and make their own miniature racing car. They then go on to test its aerodynamic qualities using the launch system and unique roll-out race track, and re-evaluate their designs to produce a winning car. The project also offers opportunities to:
- see their ideas and designs come to life
- evaluate and improve the designs
- develop teamwork and sportsmanship
These Primary STEM Project components are all available in the resource shop:
F1 in Schools Primary Class
As progression from the project schools can engage with the new F1 in Schools Primary Class, which provides pupils with a hugely accessible first step on the ladder to competing in the global F1 in Schools STEM Challenge. This is a fully resourced STEM and Design and Technology competition, engaging pupils aged 9-11 through a truly cross-curricular activity, whereby teams aim to compete at a Primary Class Regional Final, progressing on to a National Final.
A starter pack and roll out race track are available in the resource shop:
- F1 in Schools Primary Class – Group Starter Pack (Makes 50 Cars)
- F1 Race System Package – Roll Out Race Track
Free downloadable curriculum resources are available to help you to deliver inspirational and interactive lessons for STEM-related subjects. These include fact sheets and activity sheets to help pupils develop STEM skills through practical, hands-on learning.
Design and Technology (D&T) is the inspiring, rigorous and practical subject which prepares all young people to live and work in the designed and made world.
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