The Bloodhound Project Education News

These are the latest news articles from the BLOODHOUND Education team. And there's more news on our Education Twitter feed.

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A car faster than an SA Minibus Taxi

Thursday, 3 July, 2014

Children of the LIV Village educational village in KwaZulu-Natal were awed at a car “faster than a South African minibus taxi” when they were visited by an ambassador of the BLOODHOUND Project.

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HMS Portland visits Cape Town and meets BLOODHOUND SSC

Thursday, 24 April, 2014

HMS Portland recently visited Cape Town, South Africa and had a visit from BLOODHOUND SSC for the British High Commission event on the Victoria and Alfred waterfront.

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Bloodhound Ambassadors at Cove School

Monday, 24 March, 2014

Bloodhound Ambassadors Roger Hoyle and Robin Hines recently visited Cove School in Farnborough for a day of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). We have received this report from teacher Mr Wildsmith:

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BLOODHOUND connects pupils across continents

Tuesday, 4 March, 2014

The BLOODHOUND Project is connecting pupils from the UK - where the supersonic car is being built - and the outlying areas of the Northern Cape in South Africa, with the donation of hundreds of books being sent to the Northern Cape.

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BLOODHOUND in school

Saturday, 15 February, 2014

We have had the following correspondence about how one school is using BLOODHOUND SSC in its curriculum. Thanks for the feedback - we'll try and get some pictures when the activities have taken place!

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BLOODHOUND Education Outreach Team Opportunities

Friday, 13 December, 2013

The BLOODHOUND Education Team is about to begin delivering an expanding programme of outreach to schools across the UK. We need a team of skilled and enthusiastic Education Animators to help us to deliver exciting STEM-related presentations and interactive workshops in schools across the UK on an ad hoc basis.

If you are interested in working in the Bloodhound Team, then read more

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STEM in Action

Friday, 29 November, 2013

STEM in Action is an annual event arranged by the local STEM contact holder HETA, the contract is managed by Niki Bardsley, who incidentally is married to John Bardsley who looks after the Arco Bloodhound Ambassadors from their HQ in Hull.  Since 2002 The KC Stadium has been the

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Students design and race virtual land speed record cars

Wednesday, 27 November, 2013

High performance computing brings cutting-edge eLearning to Bristol schools

200 secondary school pupils will find out today [Wednesday 27 November] if their team has designed the fastest virtual land speed racer

For the past three months, 11 to 14-year-old pupils from 12 local schools have been taking part in SPEED: Beat the Bloodhound. The team-based competition, led by David Standingford and Jamil Appa from Zenotech Ltd, is part of a pilot education programme funded by a Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious grant for public engagement.

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Speedy artwork honoured

Thursday, 24 October, 2013

Two South African learners from Delportshoop High School in the Northern Cape are among the category winners of the first SPEED Art Competition, a joint initiative by the BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car (SCC) Project and the William Humphreys Art Gallery (WHAG) in Kimberley.

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Speedy artwork to be honoured

Tuesday, 22 October, 2013

The winners of the SPEED Art Competition in South Africa, a joint initiative by the William Humphreys Art Gallery (WHAG) in Kimberley and the BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car (SCC) Project, will be announced on Tuesday 22 October at a function at the gallery at 18:00.