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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.

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