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IT consultant

William is an IT Consultant for NVT Group, he discusses his role in this video. His role involves providing day to day support on  various technologies as well as being an architect for new IT solutions and processes. He is involved in a project from initiation to implementation and enjoys the variety in each day....

IT specialist

Felix is an IT specialist at IBM, he discusses his role in this video. He is involved in designing, implementing, building or testing customers’ computer systems. He enjoyed the sciences, business and maths at school , studied at University in London and was able to work at IBM during his 3rd year...

Computer games modeller

Mark is a 3D modeller at Jagex, a computer games design company. He discusses his role in this video. He role involves the creation of 3D characters, areas and environments , taking briefs for art teams to bring it to life. He enjoyed art at school, was a keen gamer as a child and wanted to pursue his dream job....

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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Clever sprites: how do computer characters find their way around

In this activity  students experiment with a programme containing a path-finding algorithm. they look at the use of messaging in the programme and record how the length of time an algorithm takes to run is affected by changing the starting conditions.

Comparing super villains: using spreadsheets to make comparisons

There are three parts to this activity:

(A) Students use a comparison table to sort data and make charts about super villains.

(B) They make their own comparison table and charts.

(C) They turn their comparison table into a weighted table.

Friendly databases: what sort of databases do social networking sites use?

In this activity students explore how social networking websites use huge databases. Students create tables for two aspects – user information and another of their own choice. They then discuss how social networking sites use relational databases and explore how their simple tables might be joined up.

Be part of inspiring a new generation of engineers !

EDT is looking for mentors to work with teams of Year 8 and 9 students in Blackpool on an environmentally themed projects!

 

 

What is Go4SET?

Go4SET aims at sparking the interest of Pupils (ages 12-14)...

Presentation on Career Trajectory of Electrical Engineer through IT

This presentation was made to students at Brunel University. It gives an interesting perspective on what to do during studies, after graduation and in the long term to develop a career in STEM.

It includes a timeline which indicates some of the interesting electronic technology used by a typical engineer:...

Science Debate Kits

Find resources and download free Debate Kits: debate.imascientist.org.uk

These Science Debate Kits give teachers everything they needed to run a debate on a set topic and help their students develop their evaluation skills. The activities provide a structured way to start...

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