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    fun and exciting learning environment for young people to develop an informed view about careers in engineering Maths science marketing and technology www sangariinstitute org za F1 and the Curriculum F1 Team in Schools Design Challenge and the Outcomes Based Education System Scientists researchers and engineers are the backbone of any knowledge based economy without them we would not have the worldwide web mobile phones cars and consumer electronics to name but a few Yet there is a drastic shortage of skills for these important disciplines This has become a global issue and South Africa is no exception It seems that science is becoming increasingly unpopular with students this gives raise for real concern that we could run out of scientists in the very near future Either students are less interested in science or they lack the academic credentials to pursue these exciting career paths With this in mind the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge was introduced to attract and motivate learners Formula 1 in schools and The National Curriculum Statement It is an outcomes based educational program providing an unique opportunity for the creation of practical links between education and industry The program encourages students to design and manufacture carbon dioxide powered model racing cars a process that blends well with a cross curricula activity to satisfy many of the requirements laid down in the Learning areas of the National Curriculum Statement The Challenge Process To get involved and to benefit from the free software schools need to register for the Challenge Upon registration participating schools will receive Industry leading CAD CAM computer assisted design computer assisted manufacturing and 3D Modeling software licenses for up to 300 users for educational Use This software is the same professional package used in the industry today it is in fact a powerful

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