Electric vehicle battery builder
|Location :||On campus or in school|
|Led by :
||Rohin Titmarsh, WMG||Format :||Workshop|
|Duration :||1 hour (flexible)||Suitable for:||Key stages 2 and 3; up to 70 students|
Aims and description :
Electric Vehicles (EVs) are becoming more and more important in today’s world, and the UK is quickly developing its supply chain to become a world leader. Part of this supply chain is the manufacture of the battery packs powering these vehicles. In this workshop, students will learn about automation in manufacturing, specifically for battery packs. Students will work in teams of 6-7 and to write code and design a robot arm to make EV batteries in a ‘Scrapheap Challenge’ style activity using common items in household recycling.
Arts and crafts materials (scissors, tape, glue, string, colouring pencils and A3/A1 paper)
Spare cardboard and/or plastic if possible
If running for larger groups, 4-6 teachers will be required to support; WMG will bring 4-6 volunteers.
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