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Summary

Electronic engineer and STEM career role model Chris Styles visits Linton Village College in Cambridge, to run an electronics workshop and talk about his work.

Chris works for Cambridge-based microprocessor company ARM, who design the embedded computer processors used in 90 per cent of mobile phones.

Chris speaks about his work, and his experiments in his home-built electronics workshop in his garage, before giving the students a range of fun activities to do including; launching a rocket, building an electronic range finder, and working on an innovative locking mechanism and a small robotic car .

The lesson culminates in the launch of the rocket on the school's playing field in an attempt to capture trajectory data from the rocket for analysis.

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