EPRO 8 Challenge – a week-long team challenge – 4 in a group
Day 1 – Learning about wheels, cogs, axles, pulleys, and reels, making a box with the equipment and testing this knowledge. Creating a crane that rotates and lifts a bag
Day 2 – Learning about the strongest shapes, angles and creating a bridge that spreads 2.5 metres and can carry a made vehicle
Day 3 – learning about speed and distance, creating a caveman car that is powered by rubber bands, utilising knowledge from previous days
Day 4 – finishing cars, testing speed and durability, sharing with Juniors. Testing elastic band flight, making a swing that carries a certain weight.
Day 5 – Competition day and tidy up!