The Medium is the Message

Student Book

Activity 1 Building an Airbus

Airbus website:
http://www.airbus.com/en/

Activity 20 What else is going on?

Cambridge Display Technology:
http://www.cdtltd.co.uk

Resource Pack

Teacher Notes

Activity 1: Building an Airbus

Airbus website:
http://www.airbus.com/en/

Latest edition of FAST technical magazine:
http://www.airbus.com/en/services/publications/

3 On display

Some good resources on how various display technologies work:
http://escience.anu.edu.au/lecture/cg/Display/printCG.en.html

Some good resources on plasma screens:
http://ganter.free.fr/siteanglais/pages/PDP1.htm

Colorado University has some excellent interactive resources:
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/index.pl

The applets are particularly useful for using either by students or with the whole class:
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/applets/

3.2 Liquid-crystal displays

Students may like to try the online tutorials on LCDs and CRT displays, produced by the University of Colorado:
www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/index.pl

Activity 20 What else is going on'

Middlesex University Teaching Resources (MUTR):
http://www.mutr.co.uk/

Technician Notes

Activity 2: Sensing position

Polar graph paper is available from:
http://mason.gmu.edu/~mmankus/Handson/polar.htm
http://incompetech.com/graphpaper/polar/

Activity 20: What else is going on?

http://www.mutr.co.uk/