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Layering

In this resource from Bettys & Taylors, Cookery School Tutor Lisa Bennison demonstrates how different types of food and flavours can be layered on top of each other to create a more interesting and flavoursome dish. She takes six elements into account when layering a savoury vegetable tower: • flavour •...

Ros Brain

Ros Brain, Deputy Head Teacher in a primary school, recruited four STEM Ambassadors from STEMNET to bring alive the topic of poor sanitation for an activity day in her school.

The children got involved in a range of practical and fun experiments which were relevant not only to the themes of problem solving,...

Activity Case Study 6: Andrew Keen

In this STEMNET activity case study, Graduate Engineer Andrew Keen describes a 'real life' project that he designed for sixth formers which involved developing an engine component. The Fuel Systems Team of his company was so impressed with the project that it is now working on a prototype component.

Andrew...

Activity Case Study 7: Caron Malone

This STEMNET activity case study describes the many activities that STEM Ambassador Caron Malone has been involved with. These include designing and making 'intelligent clothing' with primary school children, a Smart Energy workshop and careers day talks. Caron is particularly keen to involve more girls in STEM...

Activity Case Study 5: Jenny Tillotson

This STEMNET activity case study describes Jenny Tillotson's work as a STEM Ambassador. Jenny's activities include speaking at schools, running workshops and offering internships in her company, Sensory Design and Technology Ltd. Her presentations look at science fiction and fashion and include film clips and...

Activity Case Study 10: David Bennett

In this STEMNET activity case study, design engineer and STEM Ambassador David Bennett describes how valuable he believes STEMNET activities are for schools.

David devotes about two days per month to STEMNET activities. He helps with careers events, advising students on what employers are looking for, how to...

Design Engineer: Chris Robbins

This STEMNET resource describes the background and career of STEM Ambassador Chris Robbins, a design engineer and Director of a small independent consultancy.

Chris uses maths to help companies solve problems by developing mathematical models and associated software to help select appropriate materials and...

Transportation Planner: Dan Cornelius

This STEMNET resource describes the background and career of transportation planner, and STEM Ambassador, Dan Cornelius.

Dan's role is to assess road schemes and their impacts on local and regional areas. He develops graphic models of the situation and location. This allows him to manipulate elements, such...

Nuclear Power Design Engineer: David Bennett

This STEMNET resource describes the background and career of STEM Ambassador David Bennett, a design engineer at a nuclear power station.

David's role is to ensure that any modifications made to the nuclear power plant improve safety and efficiency. He started work after gaining a degree in Mechanical...

Sensory Design Executive: Jenny Tillotson

This STEMNET resource describes the background and career of STEM Ambassador Jenny Tillotson, the Chief Executive Officer of Sensory Design and Technology Ltd. Jenny produces mood-enhancing clothes, jewellery and medical products.

Reading science fiction novels set Jenny thinking about how the arts and...

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