STEM & Sailing Challenge Day

All | Design & Technology | Science | 11-16

Learning Objectives

  • Allow students to explore the role of an INEOS TEAM UK designer and put their STEM skills to the test.
  • Develop teamwork and social interaction skills though group based projects
  • Take part in an investigation to find out what goes into putting together an America’s Cup team

Lesson Description

Welcome your students back with our STEM Theme Day. Designed for 11-14 year-olds, this new resource includes everything you need to collapse your timetable to investigate 3 ‘Big Questions’. Students will put themselves in the shoes of INEOS TEAM UK members and take on fun activities such as designing a prototype sailor’s water bottle.

With Special thanks to Debby Johnson, STEM Co-ordinator and Biology Teacher at Sunbury Manor School who compiled this resource.



For immediate access to all of our free Key stage 3 and 4 STEM teaching resources.

1.America's Cup Theme Day Bring the excitement of the America’s Cup to your school
2.Activity Sheet What Clothes are suitable for sailing?
3.Activity Sheet Team Judging grid
4.Activity Sheet Diet and training for sailors


All, Design & Technology, Science

Key Stage

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