Your guide to key STEM events in the region and throughout the UK.
Top of the Bench is a national competition run by the RSC for 14-16 year old students. The competition begins with regional heats run by to select a team to represent the RSC local section in the UK final in March or April.
BETT is the world’s largest educational technology event
The International Chemistry Olympiad for post-16 students starts in January, with the first round in schools. Successful candidates will go to a selection weekend in Cambridge, and the top four UK students will be selected to represent their country at the international finals in Tokyo.
Time: 2.00 - 5.00pm
e-Mission, which is tailored to suits the needs of Year 6 to Year 12 students, is an exciting simulated mission delivered through live video conferencing and dedicated web pages. Students in a classroom anywhere in the world and the Flight Directors at the National Space Centre’s e-Mission Control can link up using the latest video conferencing and Internet technology. e-Missions provide the excitement of the mission scenario to inspire students and encourage the use of new technology in education. Teachers are invited to attend this free training session to prepare for running an e-mission at their school/college. If you would like to take advantage of being at the National Space Centre to look around (we have a brand new gallery at the top of the Rocket Tower and new Space Theatre planetarium show) you are very welcome to arrive earlier and we will organise complimentary tickets.
For booking or further information then please contact Sarah Hill on the above contact details.