Bringing the STEM curriculum to life through real-world engineering and technology

Neon helps primary and secondary teachers introduce their students to future STEM careers, raise their aspirations and explore the excitement of engineering and technology 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 and technology 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 and technology!

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FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge

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

  • Ages 9 to 11
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Cost applies Bursaries available
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Sphero Coding and Pathways to University

Students learn how to code Sphero robots whilst learning about engineering and pathways to higher education in a super engaging way!

  • Ages 11 to 18+
  • In-school
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Cost applies
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Skills Miner Vertical Farming - Education with Minecraft

Interactive and educational Minecraft game to play in the classroom where students will discover their inner vertical farmer and see how their ideas can make a difference to the future of food.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • Online
  • Multi-session
  • Free
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STEM Truck Activity Day

The Blair Project's STEM Truck activity days provide young people with hands-on STEM activities that link to real world careers.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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Raise Tower Bridge

Investigate the engineering of Tower Bridge and code a simulated version of the Bridge to open using Scratch!

  • Ages 7 to 11
  • Offsite - Tower Bridge
  • Half a day
  • Cost applies

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