Made in Coventry Lab (MiC Lab) – STEM Skills for families with children 7+
Would you like to know more about any Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) specialists in Coventry?
Includes free admission to Coventry Transport Museum for the day
Designed for age 7+, but all are welcome
We have invited STEM experts and their teams from around Coventry to share their knowledge, skills, time, and hands-on activities with you.
Join our Made in Coventry Lab (MiC Lab) workshops and connect the links between our museum collections (Past), our STEM experts leading these workshops and Our Future Moves (Present), and you and your city (Future).
Bloodhound Education - 3D printing workshop
Friday 13 August
During this hands-on workshop you will learn about 3D printing technology and how it has been used in land speed record cars including Bloodhound. You will then explore 3D printed parts and use them to design and build your own prototype car. Experiment with different parts and wheel types to see how they affect your car’s performance. You will receive a souvenir of the day to take away.
Inspired by the past to invent the future – presented by Lanchester Interactive Archives, Coventry University
Friday 20 August
Join the Lanchester Interactive Archive in this excitingly hands-on session to find out how one of Coventry’s British motoring pioneers influenced our present transport. Dive deep into the past with a whole range of activities – from stepping into a blueprint Lanchester to an AR experience to sleuthing your way through the motoring timeline – and see how and why the first Lanchester-directed future automotive designs. Then design and create a future vehicle inspired by Lanchester’s past achievements.
Balsa Wood Gliders
presented by Coventry University, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Automotive Engineering
Saturday 4 September
Coventry University is bringing their knowledge of aviation to you and will see you engaged with an interactive twist in which you will get to make your own Balsa Wood Glider from scratch to take home.
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