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I’m an Engineer, I can Help Here!

Aberdeen City Council - Education and Children's Services

Friday, 18 November 2016 from 09:00 to 12:30 (GMT)

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Learning Contract

Aberdeen City Council – Education and Children’s Services

Event Title

I’m an Engineer, I can Help Here!

Focus Area

Technology, science and social sciences (geography)

Commissioned By

Fiona Saunders

Date of event

18.11.16

Time of event

9pm – 12.30pm

Venue

Tullos School

Target Personnel

P6/7 Primary Teachers

Maximum no of participants

20   (1 per school)

Minimum no of participants

10

Course Content/Objectives

I'm an Engineer, I can Help Here! uses the topical context of a flooding emergency scenario to introduce a range of engineering careers to upper primary pupils, showing them that engineering is a creative process which makes a vital contribution to society.  Our exciting new engineering project for P6-S2 challenges Young Engineers to design and make:

• A rain gauge and flood alarm
• A hoist or winch
• A water filter
• A pump
• A bridge
• A raft

and much, much more! 

Participants receive a kit for their school worth £200.

 

Outcomes sought

Increased confidence in running active IDL lessons with your class, allowing pupils to experience hands on technology and increase their knowledge of career paths for positive destinations..

How does it link to the standards

Have knowledge and understanding of the relevant area(s) of primary curriculum and developing the young workforce.

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Tullos School
Girdleness Road
AB11 8FJ Aberdeen
United Kingdom

Friday, 18 November 2016 from 09:00 to 12:30 (GMT)


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Aberdeen City Council - Education and Children's Services

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