LESSON IDEAS

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Give students a better understanding of what a career in engineering can offer and the different routes in through inspirational case study films.

11-14yrs | 14-16yrs

This fun, interactive experience challenges pupils through a fun game show concept – Who wants to be an engineer? Includes slides, presenter notes, films and certificates.

7-11yrs

Royal Academy of Engineering  | This activity from the Royal Academy of Engineering will allow your club to explore how to make plastics and experiment with different ideas for applications

11-14yrs

Tinkering 4 Learning  | Pupils make a sound amplifier from a tube; using enquiry skills to investigate one changed variable (comparative test) e.g. tube length or filling material.

7-11yrs

Tinkering 4 Learning  | A design and make activity where students develop their understanding of sustainability. Students work in teams to problem solve and design an environmentally friendly new product.

11-14yrs | 7-11yrs

Born to Engineer  | Featuring The BBC Big Life Fix's, Yusuf Muhammad, this predict-observe-explain activity lets students explore different ways of extinguishing a flame with some surprising results.

11-14yrs

Atkins | This STEM pack is filled with activities that will have kids imagining, designing, experimenting and creating. Or in short, discovering their inner engineers.

7-11yrs

Born to Engineer | Classroom packs are based around a series of Engineering videos. These teaching packs are completely free to download to use in the classroom.

11-14yrs | 14-16yrs

Siemens  | This series of bite-sized DIY science videos are great to get families involved in STEM and show that anyone can be an engineer or a scientist!

7-11yrs