In a recent newspaper article STEM Aware is highlighted for the social enterprise set up of the business. Click to view the article.
The Curious Science Road show will be delivered to schools in the DCSDC areas to promote the exciting range of projects on offer through the Science and Innovation Programme 2015/16 and the great opportunities for schools to get involved through the year.
Greenpower NI Goblin Project - April 2015
As part of the DCSDC Science and Innovation Programme DCAL have funded this project to 6 primary schools, these primary schools and schools from last years engagement will build and then race their own Goblin Car at NI Regional Finals in May at Nutts Corner and again at the Formula DerrE in September.
DCSDC Science and Innovation Programme LAUNCH EVENT
STEM Aware and other STEM bodies including the Nerve Centre and Fab Lab, Culture TECH and Sentinus, the NWRC and Magee UU, Coderdojo, Riverwatch and others showcased at the science and innovation launch event in March 2015 in Eighty81, Ebrington.
The Science and Innovation Programme will bring science to the classroom and to the home, equip teachers and inspire everyone to become curious about the world around them and be innovate about the future.
Locally arranged community events that brought families out for a day of fun at the different locations. STEM Aware delivered activities that allowed kids to build Robocup, Rocket and Catapults.
At the local Seagate Factory STEM Aware delivered interactive hands on STEM related activities for staff and their visiting families over the weekend. This was a busy 2 days but it was great to see so many pupils from local schools visit Seagate and work with us.
On behalf of the council’s Good Relation team STEM Aware delivered workshops for schools across the North West with pupils in Primary 1 up to Primary 7. The purpose of these workshops was to symbolize the bringing together of two communities across a bridge to a shared public space. The bridge had to be built by the pupils and every pupil and teacher then crossed the bridge.
For the second year, STEM Aware delivered CSI workshops to compliment the Verbal Arts Killer Book Weekend. In 2014 the workshop was set up at Foyleside Shopping Centre and the public were able to come in and dress up as CSI agents as they attempted to solve the crime scene through a number of activities, including fingerprinting, chromatography and coding ciphers.
STEM Aware supported the council in the bringing together of the local community at a Family Kite Building Day at Ebrington Square. Everyone had a chance to build and fly their own kites and lots of other fun activities to celebrate World Peace Day.