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This series of five videos describes what one needs to consider when setting up a STEM club, and the range of different ways in which one can approach it.
Benefits of setting up a club
What to do and how to do it...
The four videos below focus on the impact of STEM clubs on achievement, opportunities for staff CPD, and the awards and competitions open to clubs.
Awards and competitions
The videos below describe how students can be involved in STEM clubs, and how STEM clubs can also benefit from STEM Ambassadors and other volunteers.
Involving external volunteers
The videos below describe how to create your own club identity, extend the impact of a club, and how to establish successful relationships with other schools and a local community.
Working with your local community
Working with other schools...
STEM Clubs are individual to each school and there is no fixed formula for running one. There is, however, plenty of support available for those wanting to start one, and for existing club leaders who want to develop their club further.
This collection includes a step by step guide which...
This hands-on enquiry-based workshop enables students to explore renewable energy solutions in the developing world with a focus on wind turbines. Aimed at secondary students the main activity focuses on wind power and how it specifically can help solve the lack of electricity in rural communities around the world...
This resource contains a series of lessons which are designed to extend students’ knowledge and understanding of plastics and plastic waste on a global scale. Linking to materials and their properties, the environment, recycling and design and technology, they contain investigations and activities aimed at both...
This sample, taken from a teacher guide, makes use of Lego NXT programmable kits to create musical instruments. Controllable devices are built that can ‘play’ percussion instruments such as a xylophone and a drum; other ideas include making a trumpet using NXT touch sensors for buttons, or controlling tone using...
Ways to fund your club
Running a club on a shoestring