“New Technologies in Education” « F1 in Schools » An international project concerned with Informational Technology in education Founder of the Project: Andrew Denford Reporter: Brian Spalding What is “F1 in Schools? F1 means “Formula-1 car racing”
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«F1 in Schools»
An international project
Founder of the Project: Andrew Denford
Reporter: Brian Spalding
They use computer programs for the design, production and testing of miniature racing cars.
The number of participating countries exceeds 20.
It can be used on personal computers.
A special graphical interface has been created so as to facilitate the use of the program by school-children.
The computer program which they use is called PHOENICS,
The latest interface makes use of ‘Prelude’, which provides ‘Gateways’ to PHOENICS which focus on
It is simple enough to be used by the youngest children.
There exist national and international competitions; and there is now even a Cup for the Championship of the World.
The judges consider not only the speed of the machines, but also:
In 2005, these five young Australians won scholarships to study engineering at a London University worth a total of 1.5 million dollars.
with the assistanceof modern computer technology, pupils
learn the elements of:
and all within a framework of friendly and enjoyable rivalry.
Evidently, the rapid and extensive spread of the project shows that: Andrew Denford + “F1 in Schools” constitute the right formula!
АргентинаAmong these flags, the space for Russia’s is free
All these countries have joined within the last five years
Страны, вступившие в 2006 г.