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Under Pressure – Schools

​Go tunnelling underground and explore the pressures you’ll need to beat to reach your destination.​

​Can you conquer pressure? Your students will work together to solve the problems we face underground and design a strong tunnel. Drawing on links to forces and materials, this interactive show will reveal what pressure is, the effects it has and how we can engineer a solution.

Continue the learning and visit the Eurostar in Great Hall. Encourage your students to look closely at the cut-through of the Channel Tunnel and think about how it's designed to conquer pressure.

Scheduled dates

UNDER PRESSURE IS PRESENTED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE HM GOVERNMENT’S YEAR OF ENGINEERING PROGRAMME MADE POSSIBLE WITH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT OF: