STEM

NASA & Discovery Education to stream Mars Rover landing live for schools

On February 18, 2021, NASA’s Perseverance Rover is set to touch down on Mars and begin exploration of the Red Planet. To commemorate this historic occasion, Discovery Education—the global leader in curriculum-aligned digital resources, engaging content, and professional learning for primary and secondary classrooms—is partnering with NASA to bring students worldwide a special no-cost livestream …

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Qualcomm Incorporated announces support for first ever virtual IET FIRST® LEGO® LEAGUE Cambridge tournament

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge, a global science and technology tournament for 9 – 16 year olds, is returning to Cambridge in 2021 and is welcoming applications from teams across the region. Now in its fourth year, the Cambridge tournament is funded by Qualcomm …

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Final call for schools and not-for-profit organisations in the Midlands to apply for STEM grant funding of up to £20,000

Organisations in the West Midlands have just days left to apply for a grant of up to £20,000 from the Millennium Point Charitable Trust, to support their science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) education projects. Applications close on Monday 30th November, at 5pm. Not-for-profits, schools and charities can apply for …

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Arkwright Engineering Scholarship Programme launches 2021 applications

Children’s education charity, The Smallpeice Trust, is calling for students and schools to sign up to its highly respected engineering scholarship programme, The Arkwright Engineering Scholarship. The programme, for which applications are now open, is designed to inspire and equip the country’s brightest young people to pursue their dreams of …

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Science Quality Mark awarded to primary academy in West Yorkshire

Batley based Birstall Primary Academy has received the PSQM GILT award after its efforts and sustained improvements in raising the profile of science across its whole school community. The GILT is awarded to those schools who have clearly established science leadership, successful teacher autonomy and innovation, development into science teaching …

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