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Foster Family Fun Day: Hands on fun with Engineering at University of Leeds

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

University of Leeds

Hands-on Engineering at University of Leeds: Come and spend two hours in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Leeds taking part in three hands-on activities from across the Faculty.

First up, test your design and making skills by producing a mock-gabion basket based on a locally made product that is sold across the world. Then test some materials to the point of destruction using hanging masses and finally build a giant tetrahedron by making lots of smaller ones and joining them together. Suitable for ages 4 and above when accompanied by an adult.

Date: Tuesday 27th October

Places available: 40

Age range: suitable for ages 14 and under when accompanied by an adult.

Time: 13:00 – 15:00

Location: Mechanical Engineering Foyer, University of Leeds


Previous Feedback:

“My foster child didn’t know what a University is until I booked us on to the event. It will have really opened his eyes about what is possible”.

“I can’t believe how good these events have been. The boys have enjoyed them so much and so have I. I do hope you will repeat them.”

“We are going to build some pyramids with KerPlunk sticks today – robots will come later I think”



Location Details

Location: University of Leeds

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