What is engineering? Where can you find it? Come on a journey around the world and find out what engineers do, how they do it, and why!
Discover how engineers design cars that go hundreds of miles an hour, build structures that can survive earthquakes, and cook food by using only mirrors!
“A rough guide” can show you how engineering has changed our lives.
This is a careers-driven show aiming to introduce students to the wide range of careers available in engineering, and to show them that they can aspire to be engineers too!
Minimum of 25 participants, maximum of 1,000 participants. You can involve as many students as you can fit safely into your venue.
Prices for science made simple shows start at just £590+VAT for up to 3 performances.
Dates and location
We have availability any day of the week and can travel anywhere in the UK or internationally.
Shows are 50 to 60 minutes, to fit into your school timetable. You can book up to three 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 you achieve 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:
Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.
Problem solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
Creativity - the use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.
Staying positive - the ability to use tactics to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
Aiming high - the ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.
Teamwork - working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.
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