2The ChallengeThe competition is based upon the successful 'F1 in Schools' competition which has been running for a number of years.All involved so far have shown great ability, skill and have fully enjoyed the experience.The Competition will be open to N. Ireland Primary Schools.The top 2 teams will represent N.Ireland at the UK Finals
7Designing a Car Decide on the profile of your car… Ensure Cartridge is covered by 3mm all around3mmProfile sketched on or on card
8Designing a CarAs you cover the Profile with Plasticine… ensure that the height the of plasticine applied to the Jig is half the Width of the finished car, i.e between 45 and 60mmPlasticine & Wheels to be between 22.5 and 30mmPlasticine level to be no more then 30mmPlasticine at centre of car must be at least 22.5mm but no more than 30mm
9Designing a Car Ensure Plasticine is smooth with no under cuts… JigUndercutJig
10Designing a Car Simplistic 2D sketches including notes Approximately 4-5 A4 sheets or equivalent
12Manufacturing the CarSend Car to Manufacturing Centre (TEC Omagh) to be Scanned and MachinedDigital Image of Car½ car being Scanned with Laser Scanner
13Manufacturing the CarSend Car to Manufacturing Centre (TEC) to be Scanned and MachinedDigital Information can be used to manufacture car on Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) MachineCNC Micro Router
14Balsa blank returned with axle holes drilled, ready for sanding and painting.
15Manufacturing the CarFit Axles sleeve/bearings, cut axles to length and fit wheels.
18Racing the Cars…Experience the speed of you car being thrust down the 20m track in just over 1.2 sec…
195 areas to be assessed Specification 20 Portfolio 30 Pit Display & Marketing 30Verbal Presentation-Technique 40- Composition 30- Subject Matter 30Engineering Manufacturing 30- Car Design Process 40with either A or BA) - Computer Aided Design 40B) – Clay Modelling 40
20Thinking, Problem Solving & Decision Making Thinking Skills & Personal CapabilitiesThinking, Problem Solving & Decision MakingManagingInformationBeing CreativeResearchModificationsSponsorshipPresentationSelf - ManagementWorking with Others
21Rules and Regulations More Information available at: