Continuing our commitment to STEM education, even while social distancing, Leonardo has created some resources that will hopefully stimulate and entertain adults and children alike, while you are at home.
Spaghetti Tower Challenge How high can you build a tower made of spaghetti and marshmallow…and can you balance an egg on the top of it? Graduate Design Apprentice, Kyle, has some engineering tips to help you.
Egg Taskmaster Hardware Engineer, Sarah, challenges you to create your own Egg Parachute, as part of Leonardo's STEM@Home activities.
Egg Parachute Challenge winner Sarah successfully engineered an egg parachute, to be the winner of our latest STEM@Home challenge.
Rotorcraft Challenge Seb Watts, a helicopter engineering graduate and STEM Ambassador in Yeovil, shows you how to make your own paper rotorcraft.
Paper Boat Challenge Can you construct a boat out of paper and see if it floats?
Homemade Windmill Abby, one of our technical apprentices, shows you how to make your very own windmill, using paper, scissors, glue, a straw, pin and stapler.
Build your own Maze Watch Seiya, one of our #STEM ambassadors, to learn how to create your own maze using cardboard, straws, tape, pencil, scissors and a small ball.
Circular Plane Leonardo apprentice, Abby, explains how to design your own circular plane, using paper, a straw, scissors and tape.
Make your own Bottle Rocket With an empty bottle, a cork, a pump and a pump needle, see how high and far you could launch your home-made rocket!
Engineering Logic Puzzle Amy, Ben, Chris and Danielle all work as different types of Engineer. Using the clues from Beth, can you figure out which type of Engineer they are, their favourite thing about their work and which order they started work in?
Paper Plane Launcher Using lego, paper, a rubber band and a paper clip, you can create your own paper plane launcher! See how far you can fly your plane.
Spaghetti Tower Challenge
Spaghetti Tower Challenge
How high can you build a tower made of spaghetti and marshmallow…and can you balance an egg on the top of it?
Amy, Ben, Chris and Danielle all work as different types of Engineer. Using the clues, can you figure out which type of Engineer they are, their favourite thing about their work and which order they started work in?
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