Experiences

Inspire your students with our brilliant in-school, online and offsite experiences.

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ICE CityZen Pollution Control Challenge

A fun single-session activity for students aged 14-16 that combines career inspiration, problem-solving and environmental awareness.

  • Ages 14 to 16
  • In-school
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free
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LEGO Robotics Activity Day

LEGO Robotics challenge activities with robots provided by BJPCE Limited. Themes include space, the environment, and polar exploration.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies Bursaries available
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The Magical Science & Engineering Show

Scientific Sue and her wizard apprentices recreate magical illusions by harnessing the unseen powers of gravity, magnetism, and electricity.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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The Science of Dragons Show

Join Scientific Sue's quest to capture and train dragons, exploring flight, fire types, and engineering wonders in an innovative show!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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CREST Gold

These inspiring projects, developed by the British Science Association, immerse students in real research, allowing them to contribute something new to the scientific community or to a particular field of study.

  • Ages 16 to 18
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free Bursaries available
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CREST Silver

An engaging selection of enquiry-led STEM projects, developed by the British Science Association, designed to stretch and enrich, giving students experience of the scientific process.

  • Ages 14 to 18
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free Bursaries available
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CREST Bronze

Fun and engaging short STEM project ideas. Developed by the British Science Association, CREST Bronze projects give students a taste of what it’s like to be a scientist or engineer in the real world.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free Bursaries available
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Circuit Street

Circuit Street is an interactive workshop run by UK Power Networks, that showcases the journey of electricity.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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CREST Discovery

A fun introduction to STEM project work! Developed by the British Science Association, students complete either a single activity or a series of linked challenges with clear real-world contexts.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • Online
  • Full day
  • Free Bursaries available
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COYO Challenge 2024

Challenging secondary school teams to design a NET ZERO rail station; a community hub that stands out as a beacon of sustainability, and a route that connects to a mainline station.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Free
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Drax Power Station educational visit

Visit Drax Power Station and immerse your students in the fascinating world of energy generation.

  • Ages 11 to 18+
  • Drax Power Station, Selby
  • Half a day
  • Free
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ICE CityZen 2024

Give your students the chance to shape our world this autumn in an exciting digital civil engineering competition!

  • Ages 16 to 18
  • In-school
  • Multi-session
  • Free
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Innovate for Climate Change

A 7-session introductory computing course that supports students in creating a community focused, climate action app prototype.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Free
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AtkinsRéalis virtual work experience

Are your students interested in engineering, design or project management? Let them step into the world of AtkinsRéalis through this WEX programme to discover the early careers options available to them!

  • Ages 11 to 18+
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free
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How to train a computer - Introduction to AI

KS3 students will learn what AI is, why it makes mistakes and how to use it responsibly in this 90-minute workshop.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Cost applies
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STEM On Track

A year-long programme empowering teams to build a racing kart, learn the associated STEM theory and race against competing schools.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Cost applies
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Enspire City

Enspire City - where students learn how engineers and STEM can change our world in a free to use online cityscape.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • Online
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free
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Explorer Dome - Engineering Show

'We Make Our Future' is a new interactive, educational and entertaining science show for the next generation of engineers!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Cost applies
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Robot Quest

Students are introduced to modern uses of robotics and must then use a Sphero robot to rescue an injured person in a disaster zone!

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Cost applies
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Bridge Building

A fun series of engineering challenges where young people must build bridges of varying styles and strengths.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Cost applies
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Tower Tussle

Students must work in teams to build a hurricane or earthquake proof building while keeping to budget!

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Cost applies
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Sustainable Farming

Build a micro greenhouse, code a micro:bit to monitor and control conditions, and grow microgreens – an insight into sustainable farming.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Flexible project work
  • Cost applies
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Pneumatic and Hydraulic Engineering

This practical engineering workshop demonstrates how pneumatic and hydraulic systems are used including making a hoist a hydraulic game!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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i2E Speed Challenge

Introduction 2 Engineering (i2E) stimulates student's interest in STEM subjects through hands-on, practical activities.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost may apply
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i2E Wind Turbine Workshop

Introduction 2 Engineering (i2E) stimulates student's interest in STEM subjects through hands-on, practical activities.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Half a day
  • Cost may apply
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Spanner-in-hand Espire Experience Day

'When will I ever use this in real-life?' Espire's workshops answer this with hands-on motorsport engineering.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here

I’m a Scientist is a student-led, online enrichment activity connecting students with people working in a diverse range of roles in STEM.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • Online
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free
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FIRST Tech Challenge

The UK’s most epic STEM enrichment programme for young people*. We're not building robots, we're building the future.
*as voted by robots

 

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • In-school
  • Multi-session
  • Cost applies Bursaries available
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Amazon Robotics Fulfilment Centre Tour

A virtual school trip for every future engineer. Discover how computer science, state-of-the-art engineering, and incredible people deliver customer orders at Amazon.

  • Ages 11 to 18+
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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How to design Concorde

A masterclass in engineering design: how to design world beating products by breaking complex products into simple components.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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Discover energy with Megawatt

Learning through play with the Megawatt card game! A facilitated workshop where students will build an electricity grid and compete to see who can withstand the effects of climate change.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • In-school
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Cost applies
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Institute of Acoustics virtual work experience

From architecture, to ocean science, to music and more - this virtual work experience is an amazing introduction into the world of acoustics!

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • Online
  • Multi-session
  • Free
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The Mission to Mars Experience

Control a real robotic rover over a realistic model Martian landscape over Zoom!

  • Ages 11 to 18+
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Cost applies
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Connect, Create, Belong - Online Physics Club

Connect, Create, Belong is an online Physics Club which provides a safe space for young people to expand their knowledge of physics.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • Online
  • Multi-session
  • Free
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Code Breaking Workshop

Cracking codes with the micro:bit - be digitally active through cyber security!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • 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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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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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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CERN Zone

Give your students the extraordinary opportunity to connect with scientists at the heart of CERN nuclear physics experiments.

  • Ages 16 to 18
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free
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Big Bang at School Blueprint

Does your school need some Big Bang magic? Host an inspiring STEM day filled with amazing science and engineering activities and workshops.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Free
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Renishaw STEM Workplace Visit and Workshops

Renishaw offers schools a range of free workshops at their HQ and manufacturing site, all designed to inspire young students to consider STEM careers and help them to understand more about engineering.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • Multiple locations
  • Half a day
  • Free
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Insight into university

Get an insight into STEM studies at university and the careers they lead to!

  • Ages 16 to 18
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Cost may apply Bursaries available
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Routes into STEM

An exciting opportunity for Year 9-10 / S3-S4 students to explore the various routes they can take into a career in STEM.

  • Ages 14 to 16
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Cost applies Bursaries available
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Experience Day Challenger Workshops

Hands-on, practical workshops for up to 90 students delivered face-to-face or virtually by EDT's education team!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Multi-session
  • Cost may apply Bursaries available
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The Big Ideas Programme

A STEM and enterprise programme focused on sustainability and youth empowerment - over 30,000 students nationwide have benefitted so far!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Multi-session
  • Cost applies
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Tech We Can Champions

Tech We Can Champions are volunteers who visit schools virtually or in person to inspire future generations about a career in tech.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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Code4Drones Enrichment Day

Learn to code by flying drones! Program drones to fly along certain paths, navigate through hoops, and complete flips.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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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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My Skills My Life

A tried and tested outreach resource created by WISE to inspire girls aged 11 to 19 to consider a career in STEM.
  • Ages 11 to 18
  • Online
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free
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Skills Miner Home Energy - Education with Minecraft

Interactive and educational Minecraft game to play in the classroom: give a budget to an 11 to 14 year old and let them compete to build the most sustainable heating system for their home!

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • Online
  • Up to an hour
  • Free
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Skills Miner Aerospace - Education with Minecraft

4 games built in Minecraft to introduce 11 to 14 year olds to new and future technologies, and the skills required for rewarding careers in aerospace engineering.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free
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Sustainable Solutions

Working in teams, students are challenged to use digital tools and new technologies to tackle climate change in their area.

  • Ages 11 to 16
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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Capacitor cars

What will power the cars of the future? Design and construct an electric car and test how far it will travel off one charge.

  • Ages 11 to 14
  • In-school
  • Half a day
  • Cost applies
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ECO Factory - Sustainable Logistics

So you thought logistics was easy! Get into the 21st century and make your products and factory truly sustainable and environmentally sound!

  • Ages 11 to 18+
  • In-school
  • Full day
  • Cost applies
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goIT Monthly Challenge

Empowering the digital innovators of tomorrow to develop a creative tech-based solution to address the unique theme of each monthly challenge.

  • Ages 11 to 18
  • Online
  • Flexible project work
  • Free