Bringing the STEM curriculum to life through real-world engineering

Neon helps primary and secondary teachers introduce their students to future STEM careers, raise their aspirations and explore the excitement of engineering, through brilliant activities, inspiring case studies and supportive resources.

STEM activities for all students

STEM careers are growing faster than any other and it's never too early to engage and excite children of all ages in engineering concepts and roles through STEM activities. It will help them ask questions, think through problems, collaborate with others and ignite a passion for a career in engineering!

Helping teachers get started with engineering inspiration

Introducing engineering

Engineering activities for primary and secondary, building skills through inspiration and excitement.

Activities for all timeframes

Explore experiences that range from under an hour or to a whole day, online, in-school or offsite.

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Brilliant experiences

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Competition

VEX GO Challenge

 A classroom-based competition for primary schools that brings STEM to life!

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Cost applies
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Event

Izzy's Incredible Adventure

Can you help Izzy on her incredible adventure? Along the way discover and explore how transport really works. See a real-life hovercraft!

  • Ages 5 to 9
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Cost applies
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Workshop

LEGO computer control

Learn how to program a robot to complete a series of increasingly difficult challenges.

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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Project

Skills Miner Home Energy

Interactive and educational Minecraft game to play in the classroom: hand over some cash to a 12-14 year old and let them choose the most sustainable heating system for their home!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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Competition

FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge

A robotics-based STEM competition that develops 21st century workplace skills.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Cost applies Bursaries available
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Workshop

EPIC Engineers

Explore careers in transport infrastructure and develop the skills to become EPIC (Extraordinary People Initiating Change).

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Free

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