STEM Workshops on the Green Economy
Groundwork London, a leading environmental charity, are offering schools free workshops for Key Stage 3 students on the topic of the Green Economy.
The programme, 'Welcome to the Green Economy' - funded by Our Bright Future, will engage 700 young people across 70 secondary schools in London and show them how to undertake environmental audits in their schools, they will also learn about the huge range of careers in the green sector. More details on the wider project can be found here.
Three STEM workshops on the Green Economy
Linked to Key Stage 3 Science and Geography Curriculum:
Students are introduced to green jobs and engage
critically with the latest debates surrounding climate
change, sustainability and population growth
Students explore a range of innovative green
technologies. Working in groups, they evaluate
and prioritise these technologies as part of a
challenge to design a sustainable city.
Experience the green economy first-hand with
interactive activities from a choice of 4 sectors,
Energy, Land, Waste or Water.
Students will learn how to undertake environmental audits in their schools, they will also learn about the huge range of careers in the green sector.
A flexible programme
• No teacher prep needed, we provide all
• Workshops are usually 1 hour but can be
adjusted to suit your time table.
• Option for double lessons.
• Suitable for a full class or smaller groups
• Book 1 or more workshop.
Proven track record
• Groundwork London is one of the 20 biggest
charities in the UK. We have delivered over 100
education projects in London,
• All staff are fully trained, DBS checked,
insured, and proficient in first aid.
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||27 November 2017|
|Last modified||07 January 2019|
|Nature of scheme||In-school visit|
|Subject(s)||Careers, Computing, Information technology, Cross curricular, Science, Physics, Practical work, Outside the classroom, Demonstrations|
|Running times||1-4 hours|