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I’m A Scientist is back for British Science Week!
YES! I’m a Scientist, is back for British Science Week this March and they have new opportunities to get involved for students, teachers & STEM ambassadors.
I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here is an online STEM engagement competition that gets people from all areas and roles in science talking with curious school students. Scientists can apply now to take part in the next event running 9–20 March alongside British Science Week- featuring AI Zone, Food Zone, Energy Zone, Space Zone and more.
“After my first live chat, I was hooked! The enthusiasm of the students was inspiring, and the questions were incredibly thought-provoking.” David, physicist
Apply now for I’m a Scientist at imascientist.org.uk/scientist-apply
Taking part is an enjoyable and easy way to get involved in STEM engagement. You’ll develop your communication skills and gain a fresh perspective on your work, through showing students what it’s really like to be a scientist.
Everything happens online; you take part from your desk or smartphone. There’s no need to prepare activities or take time out of the office. Even better students vote for their favourite scientist, who wins £500 to fund more engagement activities.
Apply by Monday 27th January, and find out more, at imascientist.org.uk/scientists
Free Science Debate Kit for teachers: Should our town centre be for self-driving cars only?
Science Debate Kits develop students’ discussion skills around scientific issues.
Covering relevant topics such as the health and the environment, economics and society, and technology and physics; the Self-Driving Cars Debate Kit gives your students the opportunity to evaluate the implications of technological applications of science, develop arguments, and reflect on modern advances in science.
Based on character cards and lesson notes, the Kit provides an effective and structured resource containing up-to-date information, which can be used again and again with little preparation.
Find out more at debate.imascientist.org.uk
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