Activities

There is a vast array of STEM-related activity resources that are suitable for use in a STEM Club setting. Some organisations have also developed specific resources for clubs, but what you want to do will depend on the STEM subject, length of time and other factors, such as working with a STEM Ambassador.

We’ve highlighted some different activities that you could try below, but you can also browse by length and subject or download a list of selected activities STEM Club Activity list.

Inclusion on this page does not represent endorsement by the STEM Clubs Programme.

 

Activity of the Month: Six week STEM Club

MerseySTEM has put together a six week programme of activities that you can repeat every half-term with a different set of students each time.

www.merseystem.co.uk/stemnet/clubs/six-week-stem-club/

CREST, managed by the British Science Association, is a UK award scheme recognising success, building skills and demonstrating personal achievement in STEM project work. The scheme offers a structured method of building evidence towards gaining different levels of award.

 

 

A number of organisations run STEM-based club programmes that you can join and are suitable for secondary school level. These can help you by providing ready-made activity plans and access to regional and national competitions that can give your club a clear goal. The level of support they offer, and the costs, vary.

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The STEM Challenges programme started as a series of Challenge competitions for secondary schools. Each Challenge was originally inspired by London 2012 and gave students the opportunity to use their STEM skills in a real-life context. The adapted STEM Challenge resource packs are now available to download, free of charge, for use in your STEM Club.

Maths is essential in helping solve a wide range of real world challenges. STEMNET has developed six classroom resources that enable students to have a go at solving some of these real-life maths challenges for themselves. Each resource features a STEM Ambassador who tackles these types of real-life maths challenges in their day-to-day STEM job role.

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