Ever wondered about the science behind your favourite theme park rides?
Find out why rollercoaster cars don't need an engine, what calculations engineers need to do to get the car to the top of the ride and why understanding moments is important when you're building a pendulum ride.
Where's the engineering in that? involves engaging videos and follow-up PowerPoints aimed at students aged 11 to 14.
4 x 1-hour sessions each with a video and presentation.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects
Develop engineering employability skills
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
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:
Leadership - supporting, encouraging and motivating others to achieve a shared goal.
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.
STEM Ambassadors from a wide range of STEM-related jobs to help bring subjects to life.
The TeenTech Awards are for students working in teams to look at problems large and small to see if they can find a better way of doing things.
Give your students a taste of teamwork and problem solving with a range of activities from mapping to decoding with the Army.
The Big Bang is back and this time, it’s digital! Give your students an inspirational insight into the world of science, engineering and the amazing work of scientists and engineers in a pandemic.
North East online video exhibition for future engineers.
Schools are invited to work with astronomers from the UK Astronomy Technology Centre to identify potential targets for the James Webb Space Telescope!