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Registrations for Mission X 2020 are now open!
Added: October 31 2019

Mission X: Train like an Astronaut is a FREE educational programme with the aim of using space exploration and the excitement around it to inspire young people to learn about science, nutrition, exercise and space. It has been developed with expertise from space scientists, fitness professionals, astronauts and space agencies from all over the world. Running from January - May 2020, schools all around the world will be taking part! Students complete mission challenges in teams, representing their country and completing activities. Points are tracked and submitted on their website to help the Mission X mascots walk on the Moon! Students will experience what it is like to train like an astronaut!


My Skills My Life
Added: September 18 2019

My Skills My Life is a resource, developed by WISE, to be used by young people to discover careers suited to their personality types. The students can complete the quiz online or by using the paper resource (downloadable). Once they have completed this, it shows them all the real life role models that have the same personality as them and the career they have in STEM. It shows career pathways that the role models have taken. It’s an opportunity for students to find out about lots of different careers before making a decision about their future.


STEM Female Role Models Posters 
Added: April 10 2019

A new poster collection aims to bring women's stories to light — and inspire girls with the knowledge that she can be whatever she aspires to be! The free downloadable posters, created by Nevertheless, a podcast which celebrates women transforming teaching and learning through technology. The posters feature eight trailblazing women who have made an impact in STEM fields. Each poster is also uniquely designed by a different female artist from around the world.


Science+ Nature Magazine - free activities!
Added: February 13 2019

Whether in the classroom or at home, these fun, easy-to-do projects encourage students to explore the world around them. From recycling paper, reducing and reusing plastic waste to growing the mycelium of fungus, the activities show that science is in everything - providing a wide variety of cross-curricular links. We would love to see how you use these activities – please share your pictures and experience with us on Twitter using the hashtag #BSW19 @theweekjuniorlear @KentMEdwaySTEM


BBC Terrific Scientific
Added: September 03 2018

These three new investigations can be planned into your timetable whenever you like. The resources focus on a series of practical classroom investigations linked to the curriculum, so teachers can use each one as a stand-alone science project, or as part of a bigger topic. For each investigation, there is a film which introduces the topic and demonstrates the investigation and a downloadable teacher resource (including curriculum links).


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