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All about Isambard Kingdom Brunel

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    Isambard Kingdom Brunel was an engineer, entrepreneur and designer but how much do your pupils know about his amazing inventions? In this article your pupils will find out about the recording breaking ships he built as well as some of the incredible structures he was responsible for - many of which are still standing to this day. 

    Use this article to:

    • Discover who Brunel was and how he was influenced by his father 

    • Learn about three of his amazing structures and how they’re still used today

    • Find out where you can go to set foot on one of his most famous ships

    Download this FREE article to use as a starting point for your teaching and learning about the engineer, entrepreneur and designer.


    Isambard Kingdom Brunel

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