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.

Education News

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.

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National Science Week SA 2013

Monday, 19 August, 2013

The Bloodhound education team, including many Ambassadors, were very busy with National Science Week in South Africa that took place from Saturday 27 July until Sunday 4 August. The campaign is supported and funded by the Department of Science & Technology (DST).

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Cullompton Community College

Tuesday, 13 August, 2013

Cullompton Community College
Bloodhound Cross Phase STEM Challenge

The Design and Technology Department at Cullompton Community College run a deep learning day each year. Students are taken off their normal timetable to work in teams on a problem solving challenge.

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South Africa's Helmet Design Competition winner

Monday, 15 July, 2013

Dirk Coetzee, a 17-year old matriculant from Adamantia High School in Kimberley has won the South African leg of a competition that challenged young artists to design a helmet for Wing Commander Andy Green, who will be driving the BLOODHOUND supersonic car.

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Helmet Design Competition – the Winners

Monday, 15 July, 2013

by Andy Green

The competition attracted 1000 entries. There was a huge range of colours and designs, which were great fun to judge, but it was really difficult to make a final choice. I wish I had at least 5 helmets, as there were so many designs that I wanted to use.

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A new world record for Heathland School

Monday, 24 June, 2013

Bloodhound SSC Team member Jas Thandi has been running a rocket car club at Heathland School, Hounslow for almost a year and a half. Here is his report of what they were all building up to ...