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STEM Resources

This collection of STEM resources has been complied by Cornwall Education Business Partnerhsip for Parents, Students and Educators. 

STEM is a cohesive curriculum approach to four key disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. The benefits of this approach have been known to include improved communication, problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, data analysis and employabilty.

10 Ways to Get Involved with STEM at Home - ages 5-16

Created by our STEM coordinator Janine Bisson this guide has 10 brilliant ways to do STEM activities at home (KS1-4)

STEM Home Learning - Age 16+

Created by our STEM coordinator Janine Bisson this guide includes a range of opportunities for students across Cornwall aged 16 and over to explore at home. (KS5)

Science into Schools Schools collect unwanted clothes and exchange them for new science equipment with the Pod and Wastebuster’s textile collection scheme Science into Schools. With the average collection earning schools over £100 in science points, the most popular kit includes a motorised solar system, pumping heart model and tooth cross section!

Siemens Education - free, stimulating and unique resources that bring science, technology, engineering and maths to life in the classroom.

Barefoot is a UK wide project that helps primary teachers understand the importance of computational thinking. Created for teachers, by teachers - it could help improve your confidence with the building blocks of the digital world through free training workshops and teaching resources.

The Universe of Engineering has some fantastic STEM challenges for Primary and Secondary school children. Not everyone wants to be an engineer, but we do want their skillset: problem-solvers, good maths and science skills, practical, great team-workers, communicators and entrepreneurs. Primary Engineer wants to embed these skills and open pupils’ eyes to the world of opportunities on their doorstep and their challenges aim to achieve this.

Young Engineers is a national educational charity that promotes engineering through the practical application of science to all UK students aged 7-19 using our Membership Network.Young Engineers was founded in 1983 and throughout the years it has provided quality STEM interactions to schools and colleges throughout the UK.

Maths and Science Scholars' Community is for students who love Science and Maths from any school in Cornwall and runs a variety of events, workshops, lectures and seminars for students.  The Community is open to all young people in Cornwall.

Careers in Science - guide for parents, guardians and teachers

Parents and teachers are key influences in career choices for young people. This guide explains the benefits of working in science and help you to encourage young people into the industry.