Helpful Hovering in STEM Club

By 25 November 2021No Comments

This week in STEM club, we examined how hovercrafts work and built models using a CD, bottle cap and balloon. We talked about how the cushion of air underneath the CD reduces the amount of friction between it and the table, allowing it to glide across a surface with a gentle tap. We also watched a video about Christopher Cockerill and the Maths involved in getting his invention adopted in the real world.