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Cloud computing

Sarah is a Cloud Advocate for Microsoft. In this Discover STEM video Sarah talks about cloud computing, including explaining the basic principles behind the technology, using terms like servers, data centres and computing power. She provides some advantages and disadvantages of using the technology and also...

How I take measurements in civil engineering

Sarah is an apprentice civil engineer, in this Discover STEM video she talks about the different ways that she takes measurements when inspecting structures, including a measuring wheel, caliper, tape measure and laser measure.

Sarah has contributed to this Discover STEM video as a volunteer with the STEM...

Using graphs to understand social media networks

Francesca is a Mathematics Engagement Officer for the University of Edinburgh. In this Discover STEM video, Francesca explores how graphs can be used to show the networks that people have on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. By understanding how people connect with each other on social...

STEM Careers Report for Teachers

This report looks at developing classroom teaching to enhance students’ learning of the STEM subjects and improve the uptake of STEM careers.

Teachers and employers taking part in the Ingenious Project prepared, either jointly, or separately, 35 classroom activities whose purpose was to place learning within...

Top ten employability skills

Employability Skills are often based on knowledge, technical skills and attitude – skills which employers greatly value in their employees....

10 ways to find your STEM career

Use this poster to help your students to see how their experiences in and out of lessons will support them on their STEM career journey. 

Careers from biology

Produced by the Wellcome Trust, this issue of the Big Picture explores some of the careers that are available to students who have studied biological science. It goes...

Civil engineer: transport links

Oliver works for Mott MacDonald and help to build transport links. This includes providing an access road to a new hospital. Oliver got to use lots of different new software and come up with a 3D model of the access road and bridges along it.

Design engineer: building services

Senior Design Engineer Lee helps to make buildings as energy-efficient and environmentally friendly as possible. Lee started out as an apprentice at NG Bailey, learning and applying engineering skills in work. He's now in his final year studying for a degree in building services engineering.

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Freelance sound engineer

Eloise is the creative whizz engineering the sound behind radio drama. She needs to use technical recording equipment to make a play sound as realistic as possible, transporting the listener to Germany, Paris, a swimming pool, or wherever the play is set. Eloise dropped into Tomorrow's Engineers on her way to Radio...

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