University of Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Masterclasses are designed to allow learners to experience what learning is like at university. To find out more about our Masterclass Programme or to submit a booking request, please visit our website: www.birmingham.ac.uk/masterclasses at University of Birmingham

University Event


'Physics of a Car Crash' Masterclass

University event offered by University of Birmingham

Event Summary:

Masterclasses are designed to allow learners to experience what learning is like at university. To find out more about our Masterclass Programme or to submit a booking request, please visit our website: www.birmingham.ac.uk/masterclasses

Full Event Details:

How do the police work out how fast a car was going when it started breaking? Or what speed a car was travelling at when it hit a pedestrian? In a head-on collision, what difference does it make if you are in a heavier car or the lighter car? How are cars designed to protect their occupants in a crash? What about pedestrians and cyclists? Find out about the physics of a car crash, the engineering behind designing safer cars and why speed really does make a difference between life and death.

Date: Wednesday 25 November 2015
Time: 1.00–3.00pm
Subject area: Mechanical Engineering
Year group: Year 9/10

*Please note that all participants in the University of Birmingham Masterclass programme, must be attending a state funded school or college. For full terms and conditions please refer to the masterclass brochure, which can be found at: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/masterclasses

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)

Duration:

Short Session

Sorry this event has no dates listed

Click here to search our database

Minimum number of students:

1



Social Sharing:


 
Career Development Institute
Careers England
 
The Education Resources Awards
 
Best use of Tech in Career Development
Shell LiveWIRE Winner
 
Cookie Policy    X