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The Bloodhound Project Learning Resources - 10 to 14 years

The BLOODHOUND SSC Education Programme provides these ideas for teachers to use when planning their lessons.

Inspired by the challenge of building a 1,000mph jet and rocket car, These BLOODHOUND themed activities are aimed at 10-14 year olds. With links to the KS3 National Curriculum but can be adapted to a wider age group and ability.


Expansion of Air Lesson Ideas

UK Stage: Key Stage 2

A practical using hot water, glass bottles and balloons to demonstrate the expansion of gases.

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BLOODHOUND SSC Human Drogue Chutes Investigation

UK Stage: Key Stage 3

A Hands on practical building parachutes, then investigating the affect these have on the speed of runners.

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BLOODHOUND SSC Does Weight Matter Practical

UK Stage: Key Stage 3

Suggested activities using a DynaKar to investigate the effect of weight on acceleration of a model car.

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BLOODHOUND SSC Air Resistance Paper Cones Practical

UK Stage: Key Stage 3

An investigation into air resistance, using paper parachutes.

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BLOODHOUND SSC The Science Behind the Car Practical Demonstrations.

UK Stage: Key Stage 3

Practical demonstrations from the Tour and Explore Workshop to revisit and explain the science behind the BLOODHOUND SSC.

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BLOODHOUND SSC Model Disc Brake Instructions

UK Stage: Key Stage 3

Instructions for making a model disc brake that may be used to investigate friction and forces.

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BLOODHOUND SSC Model Disc Brake Teachers Notes

UK Stage: Key Stage 3

Instructions for making a model disc brake that may be used to investigate friction and forces includes learning objectives.

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