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STEM Learning: Summer of STEM!
July 22nd 2020

STEM Learning: Summer of STEM!

STEM Learning have launched summer themed activities for families with children from primary up to 14 years of age.

The themes for their Summer of STEM are spread over the next month, and are available from their Support for Families page.

Week 1: 20 JulyOceans and the Environment
This month is Plastic Free July and National Marine Week starts on 25 July. Pollution in our oceans is a major problem for marine life.

Activities include:
Clean up a mini oil spill
Make rope with old plastic bags. 
Find out more and download the activities!

Week 2: 3 AugustSpace
July and August see the launch of missions to Mars from NASA and the UAE. The UK has also built a Mars rover and has a thriving space industry.

Activities include:
Designing a lunar habitat
Make your own Mars rover
Find out more and download the activities!

Week 3: 17 August – Sport and Exercise
Time to get inventing, creating and moving!

Activities include:
Train like an astronaut, with Mission X
Code your own dance routine
Design sports kits and venues
Find out more and download the activities!

Professor Lucie Green, space scientist and broadcaster, is helping to launch the Summer of STEM. Lucie is a professor of physics in the Department of Space and Climate at UCL and a regular face on the BBC’s The Sky at Night and StarGazing.

Click here to take a look at the full Summer of STEM programme.

All About STEM works on lots of exciting STEM projects. As part of the STEM Learning family, we manage the STEM Ambassador Hub in Merseyside, Cheshire and Warrington, working closely with the regional Science Learning Partnerships in Merseyside and Warrington and Cheshire and Stockport. Follow STEM Ambassador Hub Merseyside & Cheshire on Twitter .

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