The Big Bang Fair West Midlands
The Big Bang West Midlands
FREE SCHOOL TRIP
Years 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13
Venue: Staffordshire University
Date: 18th June 2019
Time: 9.30am - 3pm
Happening at various locations all around the UK, and designed as smaller versions of The Big Bang: UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair, The Big Bang Near Me Programme consists of live events (fairs) that offer young people the opportunity to experience hands-on learning in an informal environment outside the classroom. They’re free to attend, fun, inspirational and interactive.
The fairs encourage enquiry-based learning and stimulate interest in science, technology, engineering and maths. They also offer an insight into future careers in the local area and beyond.
Each event offers a range of activities, workshops, shows and interactive exhibits for students aged 5 – 19 to participate in (although please be aware that some Near Me Fairs are available to different age ranges).
The Big Bang Near Me events are the perfect opportunity to give your students a taste of all areas of science and engineering. The events are interactive, exciting and offer great learning opportunities. Many teachers who attend our events also find them a great source of inspiration for lessons and are able to pick up ideas and resources.
> Science interaction and engagement.
> Raise career aspirations.
> Discover a wide range of STEM opportunities.
> Connect young people and their schools to regional companies.
> Boost the number of young people studing science and engineering.To book this activity, please contact:
Michelle Lewis and Helen Peden Silcox
The STEM Directory is provided as a service to support you in finding enrichment opportunities. The activities are offered by external providers and are not endorsed by STEM Learning. We are not responsible for their content or delivery.
Grants for school
The Royal Institution runs two enrichment and enhancement grant schemes. Grants of up to £500 are available to UK-registered state schools to host a STEM activity selected from the STEM Directory.
There are a number of other organisations that offer grants to schools.
|Published||21 September 2017|
|Last modified||18 September 2018|
|Nature of scheme||Show or Event|
|Subject(s)||Careers, Computing, Information technology, Programming and development, Hardware and processing, Digital literacy, Algorithms, Data and data representation, Creative arts and media, Cross curricular, Design and technology, Design skills, Electronics, programming and control, Food Technology, Textiles and Fashion, Engineering, Food Preparation and Nutrition, Food preparation, Food, nutrition and health, Food science, Food safety, Food choice, Food provenance, Health and safety, Leadership, Mathematics, Personal development, Psychology, Science, Biology, Physics, Working scientifically, Earth science, Practical work, Outside the classroom, Techniques and procedures, Enquiries and investigations, Demonstrations, Chemistry|
|Age||7-11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19, FE/HE|
|Running times||A day|