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12-19 year olds
Find out how a modern jet engine works
- its key sections, the materials used, how it is manufactured and some of the science behind how it works then test your knowledge in a short quiz.
Find out what your customer wants – it’s key elements like type of aircraft, type of engine, supplier and then test your knowledge buy developing your own Aero-engine.
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This interactive asks students to manage the Rolls-Royce research and Development budget over 30 years.
Students make decisions that will effect the products produced, the amount of noise, NOx and CO2 produced by the company and its products.
Additional fact sheets give a larger insight into the technologies involved and possible future products.
See the teachers' notes (PDF 581 Kb) for game play details.
The Universe Challenge is an interactive whiteboard based competition for two teams of pupils. It includes interactive revision questions on a wide range of topics as well as two classroom based activities.
The game and accompanying notes were developed from the award winning entry by Mulberry School for Girls, London in the Rolls-Royce Science Prize Awards 2007.
Details of the game and answers to the questions are available in the teachers' notes (PDF 349 Kb)
Lesson ideas and details of Mulberry School's project are available in the extension activity notes (PDF 870 Kb)
Casestudy Acquisitions (PDF 148 Kb)
Casestudy - competition (PDF 146 Kb)
Casestudy Partnerships (PDF 760 Kb)
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