- Have fun with your STEM club, appreciate how flexible it can be.
- Share resources and ideas with other schools.
- Listen to your club members – they will have some great ideas.
- Be very certain before you commit to a long project that it will work for your club.
- Build in plenty of time to plan and carry out activities.
- Understand that not everyone enjoys the same things you do.
- Have a technician fully invoved with the club.
- Get people in from other departments and organisations to help run projects.
- Use older students to act as mentors and give them some responsibility.
- Let your club come up with it’s own identity and use this around the school.
- Make sure your school’s senior management know, understand and recognise what you do with your STEM club.
- Share your club’s experiences with the rest of the school.
- Tell anyone who’ll listen about your club’s successes.
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