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Stem Ambassador induction training

All STEM Ambassadors must do an induction, either face-to-face offered by your local STEM Ambassador Hub or online.

 

Module 1

Watch the first module of the STEM Ambassadors induction covering the steps to becoming an approved STEM Ambassador.

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Wildlife habitat

Students from Townley Grammar School for Girls created a product to encourage wildlife into gardens with the assistance of a STEM Ambassador.
Students used principles of good design, based on biomimicry, and commercial sense to make a prototype product for judging that would be commercially viable for a client...

STEM Club Support: the right switch

This activity is aimed at using a new material QTC (Quantum Tunnelling Composite). The aim of the activity is to encourage students to think creatively about new uses for this material. It can be used to make fabric switches for example and it has great potential for helping save on the space and weight that new...

Fisheries technical officer

In this video, Matt describes how he became a fisheries technical officer for the Environment Agency.  His job is to monitor river habitats and fish populations, including improving the habitat and restocking fish after any pollution incidents.

The video could be used to introduce units of work...

Environmental improvement manager

Nathan is an environmental improvement manager at North East Lincolnshire County Council.  He looks at the impact of the council on climate change and what they can do to reduce that impact across the full range of council services.  He’s essentially an ‘eco-warrior’ for the council.

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Dietitian

Julia is a dietitian for Addenbrookes Hospital, she discusses her role in this video.

Curriculum links include malnutrition, food groups, healthy diet, nutrition

For some more resources and ideas linked to nutrition, have a look at:...

Radiographer

Kelly is a radiographer at Addenbrookes hospital.  She produces X-rays for doctors to use in the diagnoses.  She was a parent at a young age and decided to follow an access course for two evenings a week over two years.  She aims to specialise in an area of radiography and progress to becoming a senior member of...

Happy city

Sydenham School for Girls met with three STEM Ambassadors while undertaking this very ambitious project which delivered on the basic modelling and ideas for planning a city. It aimed to develop materials ‘literacy’, set the foundation for good workshop practice and to  develop independent thinking skills in...

Disease dynamics: understanding the spread of diseases

Students may have learnt in science lessons about how infectious diseases spread, but may not have considered the dynamics of their spread, and how maths can be used for such analysis. As such, these resources from NRICH provide a cross-curricular activity set, and may be...

Communicating clearly with others

This STEM Learning resource collection aims to support STEM Ambassadors to highlight the top 10 employability skills to young people, with examples of activities and discussions to support young people to develop these skills in either school, college or other settings.  

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