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Year 8 students design their own Human powered submarines with Southampton University

This week twenty-two students from Year 8 took part in an exciting day of engineering and tasked with designing and creating their own Human Powered Submarines. 

Hosted by students from Southampton University, the event gave Crookhorn students a crash course in hydrodynamics and the engineering design process, as well as information about how a human-powered submarine is built. Students were then invited to design their own human-powered submarines using what they had learnt.

Students also had the chance to put what they had learnt about hydrodynamics into practice by building boats from plasticine.

A great start to the engineering course for all the students involved!