Can you identify if a material is a conductor or insulator? Use your electricity knowledge to design and construct your own buzz wire game!
This half-day electricity workshop is based around designing and making a buzz wire game.
The workshop aims to improve key stage 2 students’ knowledge and understanding of electricity whilst at the same time enhancing their practical making and problem solving skills.
The session includes the following key themes:
- Conductors and insulators
- Circuit diagrams and electronic symbols
- Circuit components including switches and buzzers
- Circuit design and problem solving
All relevant resources will be brought to your school by a member of STEMworks staff.
Minimum of 15 participants, maximum of 36 participants.
£220 + costs for consumables. Cost can be subsidised by a sponsor/company.
Duration and location
Half a day, at schools within 150 miles of Gloucester.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects
Develop engineering employability skills
Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering
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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:
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.
Teamwork - working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.
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