2014 - Technology Tournament - Arborfield photo gallery

The video clip - shows the Waingels College Team who won the foundation level (11-14 years) of a Technology Tournament with their gripping device. The Technology Tournament was run jointly between the Rotary Clubs of Reading Maiden Erlegh and Loddon Vale and was held on 28th March 2014 at the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers museum in Arborfield. Working against the clock, teams of four design and technology students were tasked to design and build a gripping device with which, a radioactive meteorite (tennis ball) could be safely handled from a distance.