Year 13 BTEC trip to Northwick Park Hospital

Ultrasound scanning The BTEC students need to know about the production of ultrasound and the basic principles of pulse echo technique, reflection and refraction, interaction with tissue, scattering and absorption; intensity measurement in decibels; specific acoustic impedance; sonar principle and ultrasonic scanning e.g. A-scan, B-scan and M-scan; Doppler effect; measurement of blood flow using Doppler […]

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Rosetta Mission Teacher’s Course

Rosetta is a robotic space probe built and launched by the European Space Agency whose mission is to investigate comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. It was launched on the 2nd March 2004 and on the 12th of November 2014 the Philae lander was detached from Rosetta and successfully landed on the comet. Unfortunately the initial impact was softer […]

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