Tag Archives: stem

element14 Presents celebrates 500th episode with ‘Build Inside the Box’ challenge

After more than a decade of building projects, tearing down hardware, and educating viewers on electronics components and products, element14.com, an Avnet community, is approaching its 500th episode of element14 presents. As a special way to mark the occasion, element14 is inviting global community members to help design its ‘Build Inside the Box’ …

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Siemens’ Digital Twin car design game drives next generation towards engineering

Siemens has launched a new free, fun, online car design simulation game to inspire children’s interest in STEM subjects. The Digital Twin Challenge puts players in the position of chief designer of a new model of car. Aimed at KS3 pupils, 11-14 year old’s, the interactive game involves designing and …

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NMIS launches new scheme to support STEM graduates into employment amid pandemic

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) today announced that it will be offering 30 recent STEM graduates from across Scotland, the chance to work with its engineers and researchers as part of a new scheme aimed at helping those who are struggling to find work due to the economic impact …

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New STEM lesson plans from RS Components explore the technology and teamwork that drive a winning racing team

RS Components (RS) has unveiled the latest in its Imagine-X series of online STEM lesson plans, which provide teachers in the UK with free curriculum-aligned resources for pupils aged 7–14. The new lessons, entitled Driven to Inspire: The Science of Going Fast, are themed around motorsport, bringing them to life …

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Renishaw hosts #Girls4Engineering virtual event to help diversify the sector

To give students and their parents/guardians the opportunity to find out more about careers in engineering, global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, is hosting a #Girls4Engineering virtual event on December 16th. The one hour webinar, aimed at students in secondary school and above, will include an introduction to Renishaw and potential …

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New feature-rich micro:bit now shipping from Farnell

Farnell is now shipping a new BBC micro:bit, designed to open up a new world of opportunities for the next generation of students. Extended capabilities include greater memory capacity, a faster processor and, for the first time, “out of the box” sound and touch capabilities. The updated pocket-sized computer also provides …

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Tektronix announces Own The Future initiative for university engineering education

Tektronix has announced ‘Own the Future’, an education-focused initiative to place the company’s engineering products in the hands of student engineers, with an emphasis on the organisation’s entry-level portfolio. As a leader in the education and advanced research sector, Tektronix provides a variety of solutions for university engineering labs to …

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IMechE contributes STEM education activities to BBC Bitesize

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has contributed materials from its STEM at Home education programme to the BBC Bitesize Autumn collection, helping to support children’s learning and encourage them to take an interest in science and technology from an early age. The collection will feature six of the Institution’s hands-on …

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UON expert releases book to encourage teens to take up engineering

An expert from the University of Northampton has co-authored a book to support a major national engineering vocational qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. Jonathan Adams, who is the Engineering Subject Leader at the University, has helped to design and develop the Cambridge National Level 1/2 Award and Certificate …

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Plans revealed for online hub to help inspire tomorrow’s engineers

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, now in its eighth year, has come to a close with the announcement of a new online hub to provide information and guidance to those organisations supporting and inspiring young people into engineering careers. The new online resource, due to go live later this month, will provide …

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