Through the exciting context of the British challenge for the America's CupĀ  supported by the Lloyds Register Foundation archives, this teaching resource explores composite and nano materials for GCSE and KS3 Design Technology and Engineering as well as supporting the nanoparticles element of the science...

This Physics and Design & Technology topic uses covers the relationship between force, area and pressure. Calculating force, area and pressure using the equation; calculating values in a hydraulic pressure system and describing the use of hydraulics on racing boats. Introduce the topic of mechanisms...

This Design & Technology topic covers terminology used to describe the properties of objects or materials, different materials used in the construction of the boats, and why these different materials are used. It also looks at the different materials used in the construction of the...