All About STEM NEWS

All About STEM is always out and about. Here we bring you stories of what we've done and news items about things we're planning. We're adding new items regularly so come back to see what we're up to.

IET & BBC Make It Digital: FREE programmable devices!
April 07th 2015

IET & BBC Make It Digital: FREE programmable devices!

The Institution of Engineering and Technology have partnered with the BBC to support the Make it Digital initiative. This project will see …

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Fund a child to take the STEM trip of a lifetime!
April 27th 2015

Fund a child to take the STEM trip of a lifetime!

Can your company, organisation, trust or foundation help Beamont Collegiate Academy take children to Boston? It’s a STEM-sational opportunity to fund the thinkers …

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U.S.A V’s Japan – THE ULTIMATE ROBOT WAR!
July 14th 2015

U.S.A V’s Japan – THE ULTIMATE ROBOT WAR!

As you know, here at MerseySTEM we’re famous for our Robot Wars and Robot Challenges… and our STEM pals VEX Robotics …

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Classic Experiments in Science History App
October 12th 2015

Classic Experiments in Science History App

Philosopher’s Appstone have designed a STEM based application on classic experiments in science history. The app consists on an interactive …

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A pyramid as big as a T-Rex?
May 14th 2014

A pyramid as big as a T-Rex?

Yes, this straw-built pyramid prototype may not look like much… but imagine it large scale, built in number and stacked to the rafters …

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Enter The North West Science Competition 2015
October 01st 2014

Enter The North West Science Competition 2015

Enter The North West Science Competition and you could win an iPad Mini and cash for your school! The competition …

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STEM Club Hub at Holly Lodge
October 22nd 2014

STEM Club Hub at Holly Lodge

Our STEM Club Hub events have been fantastic and it’s great to see so many teachers wanting to get their …

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Team MerseySTEM: Busy, Busy, Busy…
January 12th 2015

Team MerseySTEM: Busy, Busy, Busy…

It’s a crazy week here in STEM House. As well as all the arrangements going ahead for The Big Bang …

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Sellafield Design Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme Now Open!
January 26th 2015

Sellafield Design Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme Now Open!

The Sellafield Design Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme is now open, this scheme includes positions in Civil & Structural, CE & I …

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NAC Group: Your class can recreate Formula One cars with 3D printers!
May 29th 2015

NAC Group: Your class can recreate Formula One cars with 3D printers!

12 Year 9 students from Deyes High School put their STEM skills to the test by designing and manufacturing miniature F1 …

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Join MerseySTEM’s Social Media Circle – Get Interactive!
July 13th 2015

Join MerseySTEM’s Social Media Circle – Get Interactive!

Did you know that we have our own Social Media STEM Circle? You can add, like or follow us on …

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Chemistry at Work went off with a BANG!
May 14th 2014

Chemistry at Work went off with a BANG!

Not literally! Our Chemistry at Work days have been a rip-roaring success and I think we enjoyed them as much …

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Everything Dinosaur!
September 18th 2014

Everything Dinosaur!

Here’s a fantastic prehistoric resource for teachers, STEM Ambassadors and STEM Club leaders! Everything Dinosaur offers a wide range of …

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Robotics Challenge: What You Thought…
October 22nd 2014

Robotics Challenge: What You Thought…

We just wanted to share some of the amazing feedback we have received about our Robotics Challenges. Thank you from …

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Big Bang North West Sponsorship Brochure 2015
February 25th 2015

Big Bang North West Sponsorship Brochure 2015

It’s here! The Sponsorship Opportunities Brochure for The Big Bang North West 2015 has landed and is here for you to read. …

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Become a STEM Ambassador! Inductions July 2015
May 22nd 2015

Become a STEM Ambassador! Inductions July 2015

The STEM Ambassador Programme enables teachers to introduce their students to volunteers from a variety of STEM backgrounds, helping them …

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MerseySTEM Robotics Challenge: Ormiston Chadwick take the Halton title!
October 11th 2015

MerseySTEM Robotics Challenge: Ormiston Chadwick take the Halton title!

On the 8th of October MerseySTEM hosted the Halton heat of their Robotics Challenge. Four schools from the local area battled it out at Cronton …

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Chemistry at Work
Chemistry at Work Day
Dr Liz preparing for our National Science and Engineering Competition tasters!
Chemistry at Work Events: Bonus dates!
October 21st 2014

Chemistry at Work Events: Bonus dates!

Our Chemistry at Work days have been a huge success, so by popular demand we’re arranging more for you! Chemistry …

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The Engineering Education Scheme: Help create future stars!
May 28th 2015

The Engineering Education Scheme: Help create future stars!

On the 29th of April, young people from 21 schools in the North West marked themselves out as science and …

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The Big Bang North West 2015: Incredible Feedback!
July 12th 2015

The Big Bang North West 2015: Incredible Feedback!

We have been overwhelmed by the amazing feedback from schools, pupils, ambassadors, teachers and National Science + Engineering Competition judges! …

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NHS sponsors The Big Bang North West!
May 12th 2014

NHS sponsors The Big Bang North West!

We are overjoyed to announce that one of our key sponsors for The Big Bang North West will be…. (drumroll please) …the …

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