EDUCATION NEWSBLOODHOUND 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!
Friday, 14 February, 2014
We recently received a fantastic project book from Joe, a pupil at Tacolneston C of E Primary School, Norwich. Joe spent many hours researching the car, the team members, the run site and our sponsors. Joe designed a livery for Andy Green’s race helmet and posed some great questions which we’ve answered below:
HOW TO DESIGN YOUR OWN 1,000 MPH CAR
Wednesday, 5 February, 2014
Last autumn 200 pupils learned how to design their own 1,000 mph cars.
11 to 14-year-old pupils from 12 Bristol schools took part in SPEED: Beat the Bloodhound, a team-based competition, led by David Standingford and Jamil Appa from Zenotech Ltd, part of a pilot education programme funded by a Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious grant for public engagement.
XCAR VISITS THE BLOODHOUND TECHNICAL CENTRE
Monday, 27 January, 2014
XCAR went behind the sceens at the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre to meet the team and find out why we are building the most powerful land vehicle on the planet?
MBE FOR BLOODHOUND AERODYNAMICIST RON AYERS
Thursday, 2 January, 2014
BLOODHOUND’s Chief Aerodynamicist Ron Ayers, 81, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year honours list. Ron was also Chief of Aerodynamics on Thrust SSC, the first car to break the sound barrier in 1997 when Driver Andy Green reached a top speed of more than 763mph.