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Secondary Schools: Enter The Making Musical Waves Challenge
February 19th 2020

Secondary Schools: Enter The Making Musical Waves Challenge

The Mathematics of Waves and Materials group at the University of Manchester are launching the “Making Musical Waves Challenge” this summer term.  Team registration opens in April, but teachers can register interest on their website now!

COMPETITION POSTPONED UNTIL AUTUMN TERM 2020
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Due to the developing situation with the coronavirus COVID-19, The Mathematics of Waves and Materials group have taken the decision to postpone the Making Musical Waves competition until the autumn term of the next school year, 2020-2021.

Teachers can still register interest, and we will be in touch with teachers who have already pre-registered.

Resources for investigation activities that can be run in class or STEM club are available here. For more information please contact [email protected]
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This is a cross-curricular STEM competition that challenges pupils to combine design, science, mathematics and music to create original acoustic musical instruments from re-purposed materials. 

Students in years 7-11 may enter in teams of up to 4, and teams will be entered by their teacher or STEM club leader.

Further details about the competition rules and the prizes on offer can be found here.

Can’t wait?  Click here for resources and fun activities that can be run in class or STEM club in advance of the competition.

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