British Science Week Activity Packs Now Available
British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths that will take place between 11-20 March 2022! The British Science Week activity packs for 2022 have been launched today, providing over 40 simple, hands-on science activities which teachers, parents and community group leaders can use with students and children during British… Continue reading British Science Week Activity Packs Now Available
DO TRY THIS AT HOME!
The Futures 2021 team have developed a series of free online activities which young people and adults alike can enjoy. (SUPERVISION OF CHILDREN BY A SENSIBLE ADULT IS ADVISED!) From Genetics in the Kitchen and Arranging Animal Organs to Bending Rainbows and Making your own Seaweed Fertiliser, the DO Try This At Home collection has… Continue reading DO TRY THIS AT HOME!
WeCount Schools – explore air pollution and traffic in your local area
We are very excited to share a brand new series of educational STEM resources for KS2 and KS4 pupils developed by EU citizen science project WeCount and DETI Inspire. WeCount Schools resources cover a wide range of subjects, all curriculum linked, supporting children to learn about the grand challenges’ cities face in relation to urban… Continue reading WeCount Schools – explore air pollution and traffic in your local area
Engineering Curiosity Teaching Resources
To help you make the most of our new Engineering Curiosity cards, we have developed a full set of teaching resources, suitable for KS1-3 with flexibility for delivery both in class and at home. Our lessons are designed to engage pupils with engineering careers in the West of England, challenging stereotypes and dispelling common myths… Continue reading Engineering Curiosity Teaching Resources
Engineering Curiosity is a set of 52 ‘top-trump’ style cards, each themed on a real-life local engineer from the West of England region. Through the cards, children can explore the diversity of engineering, its people, skills and future career opportunities. The Engineering Curiosity card set can be used to play several games, and with accompanying… Continue reading Engineering Curiosity
Electrifying resources for KS2!
Here is another brilliant cross-curricular resource from the team at Siemens. This electrifying topic uses the context of rail travel to provide a range of learning activities, beginning with an historical setting where pupils are asked to imagine what different types of travel were like before looking at uses of electric motors. Finally pupils are… Continue reading Electrifying resources for KS2!
Engineering-focused home-learning resources
Engineering activities are basically great excuses to let kids get really hands on, use their imaginations and make things – which is great for homeschooling! But it’s nice to have a framework to kick imaginations into gear, and to make links to the curriculum to make sure they don’t fall behind in their schooling –… Continue reading Engineering-focused home-learning resources
A compilation of fun STEM resources to set for home working
Everything might feel a little in disarray, but the good news for teachers and parents is there is lots of creative, fun resources out there to help kids currently home-schooling. Plus keeping them on track re. the curriculum. This blog post is a summary of some great sites, classified according to the type of resource.… Continue reading A compilation of fun STEM resources to set for home working
Six Week STEM Club Challenge – Pack-A-Lunch Challenge!
Welcome to the Spring term Six Week STEM Club Challenge – the Pack-A-Lunch Challenge. This Six Week STEM Club Challenge comes with a bonus – a visit to an amazing (free!) STEM fair in Weston-s-Mare on the 24th April 2020. All schools are invited to the fair, but those schools with groups who complete this… Continue reading Six Week STEM Club Challenge – Pack-A-Lunch Challenge!
Kids can explore engineering careers in a fun quiz
Engineering UK have launched a quick 8 question quiz for anyone older than 7 to see what their top engineering strengths and career possibilities could be. Get you class to take the Meet the Future You quiz and help them to explore engineering. Ever wondered what an engineer does? Could you see yourself exploring outer… Continue reading Kids can explore engineering careers in a fun quiz