The STEM Hub Canterbury Christ Church University STEM Learning
The STEM Hub


Astro PI - Mission Zero
Added: October 27 2020

Young people write a simple program to take a humidity reading onboard the International Space Station and communicate it to the astronauts with a personalised message, which will be displayed for 30 seconds! You don’t need any programming knowledge to take part in Mission Zero. Suitable for ages 14 and under. Entries are open until 19 March 2021.


Added: October 15 2020

Farmvention (when farming meets invention) is a national STEM competition run by NFU Education and aimed at children aged 5 – 14 (school years 1 -9) in England and Wales. This year, the challenge is all about the problems that climate change creates for British farmers and how they are fighting it to become Climate Superheroes. Deadlin: 31 May 2021


Schools Grant Scheme
Added: November 20 2019

Grants of up to £600 for projects, events and activities that promote a greater interest in physics and engineering in young people. They particularly encourage applications for projects that look at: particle physics, astronomy, space and nuclear physics, energy, transport, information and communications, design and promotion and built environment. Deadlines for applications: 1 February (for projects taking place in the following summer term),1 June (for projects taking place in the following autumn term), 1 November (for projects taking place in the following spring term).


Plastics Challenge
Added: September 03 2018

An exciting new challenge for pupils aged 8-14 years to develop solutions to the problems caused by plastic waste globally.Pupils investigate the properties of plastics then find solutions to problems caused by plastic waste globally. The challenge can be used flexibly as part of the formal science and design and technology curriculum in the UK, or to run a STEM club or enrichment day. This challenge can be used to gain a CREST Award. For more information please visit their website.


National Lottery Awards for All
Added: September 03 2018

National Lottery Awards for ALL offers funding from £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities. In your application you must state how you meet at one of the three funding priorities. 1) bring people together and building strong relationships in and across communities. 2) improving the places and spaces that matter to communities. 3) enabling more people to fulfil their potential by working to address issues at the earliest possible stage. For more information please visit their website.


1 of 2

12 »