Head STEAM, produced by TV and online production company 360Production, is an educational channel that aims to inspire students to become a future leader of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) industries. The short videos explore a variety of STEAM topics such as sound waves and frequencies, 3D printing and coding - but also demonstrate how they apply to our everyday lives. They also aim to highlight the careers which use this knowledge in the real world with interviews from experts in their field.



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National Science and Engineering Week Competition Winner Interview

In this film clip the winners of the UK Young Scientist and Young Engineer of the year explain what they did to win the awards. Electronics and programming undergraduate Rebecca Simpson won UK Young Engineer of the Year and twin sisters Ameeta and Aneeta Kumar won UK Young Scientists of the Year. In order to win...

Hannah Fry: Algebra

In this video, from Head Steam, Hannah Fry gives an overview of the power of algebra. She explains how the same formula can be applied in a variety of situations and gives an introduction as to why it is important that students are able to understand and use algebra. There are a variety of examples of where...

Martin Archer: Beat Matching

This film explains how the pitch of a sound is related to its frequency. However, motion can also change the apparent frequency of a sound and this is known as the Doppler Effect. Animations illustrate the Doppler effect and also how redshift is used to calculate whether a star is moving towards us or away.

Hannah Fry: Zombies

In this short video, Hannah Fry uses mathematics to show that there is no need to be afraid of zombies as there is plenty of time to get out of the way. Hannah begins by making some basic assumptions and models the situation mathematically using powers of 2 and explains how things that grow exponentially grow...