Description: Power up! looks at different types of energy, the importance of electricity and how it is generated. It investigates different types of renewable energy sources through a number of hands-on practical activities.
Create a circuit to investigate energy transfers using different objects you might have at home, design and build your own Rube Goldberg machine and build a mini wind turbine using recycled material.
Further Information: The Royal Academy of Engineering is harnessing the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and an inclusive economy that works for everyone. In collaboration with our Fellows and partners, we’re growing talent and developing skills for the future, driving innovation and building global partnerships, and influencing policy and engaging the public. Together we’re working to tackle the greatest challenges of our age.
Sponsor: Royal Academy of Engineering.