Bloodhound Education

ANATOMY OF THE CAR: THE JET NOZZLE

The EJ200 Typhoon jet engine’s nozzle is key to getting reheat (aka afterburners). The titanium petals open and close to manage the airflow, generating the trust to reach supersonic speeds.

ANATOMY OF THE CAR: THE AIR INTAKE

Engineering Director Mark Chapman explains the hidden engineering behind Bloodhound LSR’s air intake and what was testing during the speed trials at #Newquay2017.

ANATOMY OF THE CAR: ELECTRONICS

The electronic systems are are the lifeblood of the car. In a state-of-the-art racing car with three engines, three braking systems and over 500 sensors, the electrical systems are key. Systems Technician Milton explains the wiring loom in the cockpit.

LEARNING RESOURCES

UP TO 10 YEARS OLD

Bring STEM subjects to life with these activities based on the BLOODHOUND Project. These resources are designed for you to use with children aged up to 10 years old, but can be adapted to suit a broader range of ages and abilities. These resources include games, projects, competitions and complete lessons that correspond to the National Curriculum (UK).

AGES 10 TO 14 YEARS

Inspired by the challenge of building a 1,000mph jet and rocket car, these BLOODHOUND themed activities are aimed at children aged 10 to 14 years. They are linked to the KS3 National Curriculum (UK), but can be adapted to a wider age group and range of abilities.

AGES 14 TO 16 YEARS

Teach STEM subjects with real-world applications to 14-16 year old students using our 1,000mph World Land Speed Record Car as a hook. Comprising games, projects and whole lessons, these resources can help you bring topics to life using real data, role models and examples, and follow KS4 specifications.

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