An energetic and interactive careers-driven show introducing engineers and scientists who turn superhero powers into real-life wonders.
Just what exactly do engineers and scientists do? How do planes fly? How can we see through the dust in space? How do engineers make playgrounds safer to play in? How are they saving lives, and the planet?
Meet six real-life young engineers and scientists working in Wales. Each one has made a sixty-second video about their job and what they enjoy most about it. These are interspersed with discussion from a live presenter and interactive demonstrations.
This is a careers-driven show introducing students to a wide range of careers available in engineering and science, and to show them that engineers and scientists are people just like them!
The show also covers gravity, forces, energy, light, space, the environment, and materials. Our experienced presenters can adapt to suit your audience's needs.
Minimum of 20 participants, maximum of 1,000 participants.
Prices for science made simple shows start at £575 + VAT for up to 3 performances. Please see website for the latest information on prices.
Shows are 50 to 60 minutes, to fit into your school timetable. You can book up to 3 shows in a day.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects
Learning what the engineering workplace is like
Develop engineering employability skills
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering
The Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:
The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:
Aiming High - the ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.
Creativity - the use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.
Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.
Problem Solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
Staying Positive - the ability to use tactics to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
Teamwork - working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.
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