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September 17th 2014« Back To News
STEM: Challenges, Clubs & News
We’ve so much STEM-sational news for you that we’re changing our MerseySTEM School Newsletter to a fortnightly update! In the meantime… here’s a few extra goodies you might like.
The Land Rover 4×4 Technology Challenge!
The Land Rover 4×4 in Schools Technology Challenge is a challenge aimed at key stage 3, 4 and 5 students in school / young people aged 11 – 19 years old in any out of school initiative (i.e. STEM Clubs, Scouts, Cadets, Guides, Youth Clubs, etc…).
The challenge involves 4 to 6 team members working together to design and build a radio controlled 4-wheel-drive (4×4) vehicle, to set specifications, that can successfully negotiate a specially designed test track that emulates real life and what a full scale 4×4 vehicle can do. The challenge is an excellent opportunity for young people to work in teams and gain an awareness and understanding of project management using key skills.Click here for more…
University Of Liverpool Maths Club
The University of Liverpool Maths Club is aimed at school and college students, from Year 10 up to Year 13, who are keen to experience challenging and enriching mathematics from beyond the school curriculum, and meet others with a similar interest. Younger students with Year 10 knowledge may also be considered for membership. It is free of charge to attend.
And finally don’t forget to check out the latest from The British Science Association. Their Science News Digest can be found here…