Activities

See below for several fun STEM activity packs you can do in your own time at home. Or you can ask your teacher to run one of your favourite activities as a competition at school and to get in touch with the flying start committee for a chance to win prizes.

FSC Activity Workbook

Feel free to download our Activity Workbook! The pack includes lesson material, online resources, and different design activities for all ages. Click on the link to download the pack.

FSC Activity Workbook

Build Your Own Scratch Game

Interested in gaming/coding or ever wanted to create your own online games? If so try out this activitiy. Use the Handout to find out more and then run through the programming Tutorial to learn how to code and create your very own games.

HANDOUT – Program Your Own Game

Programming Tutorial

Mark Scheme and Quiz answers coming soon.

Topple Challenge

Interested in construction, earthquakes or physics? If so then this may be just the activity you have been looking for. Click the link below for activities, information and a mark scheme.

Topple Challenge

Build Your Own Wind Tunnel

Interested in testing, running experiments or Aerodynamics? If so take a look at the material in the links below. Use the presentation along side the handout to complete the activities and learn all about wind tunnels and aerodynamics.

HANDOUT and QUIZ- Build Your Own Wind Tunnel Activity Pack

PRESENTATION – Build Your Own Wind Tunnel Activity Pack

Quiz answers coming soon!

Build Your Own Catapult

Interested in energy transfer and projectile motion? If so try this challenge out. Use the handout to complete the activity and build a catapult.

Catapult Challenge

Catapult Marking Scheme

Learn about Drag

Interested in seeing how drag affects motion? If so try this activity out. Use the handout to complete the activity and build a parachute.

Drag Activity

Interactive_Drag_Plots

Drag Activity Marking Scheme

Design an Aircraft Cabin

Interested in designing an Aircraft Cabin? If so try this activity out. See the handout below for more info.

Aircraft Cabin

Aircraft Cabin Marking Scheme

Build Your Own Helicopter

Interested in building your own helicopter? If so try this challenge out. Use the handout to complete the activity and build a helicopter.

Helicopter Activity

Build Your Own Boat

Interested in buoyancy and boats? If so try this activity out.

How Do Boats Float Activity

How Do Boats Float Activity – Teacher Guide

Design and build a Rocket

Interested in space flight and aerospace engineering ? If so try this activity out. Use the handout to complete the activity and build a rocket.

Rocket Launcher Activity

Rocket Launcher Activity – Teacher Guide

Rocket Launcher Activity – Risk Assessment

Learn about Materials in Engineering

Interested in learning about Materials in Engineering? If so try this activity out. See the handout below.

Materials In Engineering Activity

Materials In Engineering Activity – Teacher Guide

Learn about Aircraft Stability and Control

Interested in how aircraft stay in control while in flight or ever wondered how they ensure a smooth ride and change their orientation at will? If so check out this activity. See the handout and mark scheme below.

Stability and Control Activity Booklet

Stability and Control Booklet Mark Scheme