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The Bloodhound Project Learning Resources - 14 to 16 years

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

Teach STEM subjects with real world applications using our 1,000mph Land Speed Record Car as a hook, these activities are aimed at 14-16 year olds. Comprising of games, projects and whole lessons, bring topics to life using real data, role models and examples; following  KS4 specifications.


BLOODHOUND SSC Balloon Car Thrust Investigation.

UK Stage: Key Stage 4

Building and measuring the velocity of a balloon car, plotting velocity/time graphs to calculate acceleration, then using F=ma to estimate the thrust created by the balloon.

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BLOODHOUND SSC Measure the Speed of Sound with Audacity Project

UK Stage: Key Stage 4

An advanced practical, measuring the speed of sound with a pair of old headphones and audacity software.

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BLOODHOUND SSC Car Air Brakes Practical

UK Stage: Key Stage 4

An investigation into the effect of air resistance, using a ramp, model car and air brakes.

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Video Introduction to STEM subjects and careers including BLOODHOUND SSC

UK Stage: Key Stage 4

An inspirational film demonstrating the importance of STEM for the future, and the variety of STEM roles, featuring BLOODHOUND SSC.

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