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What can engineers do to help future proof the world? You can use the questions below to get you thinking or think of your own topic. Brain Bots could help you explore ideas for your research presentation, or you can just do it for fun! We can’t wait to hear what you’ve come up with.

• Energy is all around us. It can be harnessed from many forms including the kinetic energy from a dance floor to food waste. What weird and wonderful ways of collecting energy can you think of?
• Every day tonnes of plastic are thrown away. Can you think of any alternatives to plastic?
• What is an inventive way to clean up pollution from the water?
• With an increasing population engineers are thinking about creative ways of growing food like vertical farming and even growing food on a lake. Can you think of new ways of growing food?
• Engineers are re-thinking cars, trains, planes and all other forms of transport. Can you think of a new transport solution that emits no pollution?

Coronavirus

Goole Academy

Goole Academy

07 Mar 2020

People of Asian descent, including Chinese Americans, are not more likely to get COVID-19 than any other American. Help stop fear by letting people know that being of Asian descent does not increase the chance of getting or spreading COVID-19.

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Big bang fair

Glebelands School

Glebelands School

06 Mar 2020

Down the darn coronovirus our competition has been cancelled. This is because having hundreds of people in one building is a great way of spreading disease

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500

Ice

Goole Academy

Goole Academy

06 Mar 2020

Unlike many substances, water expands as it freezes. An ice cube takes up about 9% more volume than the water used to make it.

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500

Tallest structures

Goole Academy

Goole Academy

06 Mar 2020

The tallest free-standing structures in the world are made of metals, primarily the alloy steel. They include the Dubai skyscraper Burj Kalifa, the Tokyo television tower Skytree, and the Shanghai Tower skyscraper.

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500

Maintenance

Goole Academy

Goole Academy

06 Mar 2020

Jet engine maintenance is structured around hours flown, whereas car engine maintenance is structured around distance driven.

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