Primary Takeaway: Up, Up and Away

Some people spend a lot of their time up in the clouds. Have a go at our activities below and decide if you would like an aviation career.
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Aviation with Lucy Wootton

51 Minutes

In this session replay and activities from the 16th of February 2021, we Meet Lucy Wootton who works as an Engineer for DfT, and have a go at making your own mini clouds!

You will need:
• Clear 2L bottle with the top cut off
• A small jar
• Food Dye
• Hot and cold water

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Gliding with Liz Sparrow

53 Minutes
In this session originally filmed on the 21st of December 2020, we meet Liz Sparrow from DfT, who is the leading female glider pilot, and create the spars of a glider.

You will need:
• Spaghetti
• Rubber bands
• A paper cup or plastic drinks bottle
• String
• A paperclip
• Sand or water

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Meet Patricia Mawuli-Porter

54 Minutes

For this session originally recorded on the 23rd of December 2020, we are joined by the STEMazing Patricia Mawuli-Porter, the first female Ghanaian pilot, and create your own mini glider.

You will need:
• Paper
• Tape
• Straws
• Ruler
• Scissors
• Pen
• Paper
• A computer or laptop

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