I'm an Engineer, Get me out of here!
I’m an Engineer, Get me out of here! is a free, online event where school students get to meet and interact with real engineers.
Students login during a 2 week period to ASK the engineers anything they like. Students challenge the engineers over a fast-paced online live CHAT during a lesson.
The event is a competition between engineers and the students are the judges; students VOTE for their favourite engineer to win the event.
All resources and support are provided for teachers to facilitate this event. It's student-led nature makes it appropriate for students of all abilities from Year 5-13.
- develop confidence in their ability to talk about STEM topics as they ask questions
- learn about engineering from engineers' answers
- become aware of a range of engineering careers & may discover future career options
- have improved attitudes towards STEM subjects
- learn about engineers’ interests, likes and dislikes, and find areas in common
- understand individual engineers’ motivations and achievements
- develop in SMSC
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||12 October 2017|
|Last modified||09 July 2018|
|Nature of scheme||Project for students|
|Subject(s)||Careers, Design and technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Science, Physics, Working scientifically|
|Age||5-7, 7-11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19|
|Running times||1-4 hours|
I'm an Engineer is funded by a number of partners to keep it free for state-maintained schools.