In the Know: Celebrating National STEM Day!

In the Know: Celebrating National STEM Day!

National STEM Day was celebrated on Monday, November 8th, and was aimed to inspire kids to pursue and explore their interests in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. This day is an opportunity to focus on helping young people develop an interest and advance in these fields. We believe the best time to build this mindset and spark interest is during their early education experiences. This week we’re sharing three fun activities that will help explore the field of STEM, read on to find out more. 

Learn more about coding!
Microsoft is hosting a free online event for young people aged 9 and up. The event features unique daily themes, guest speakers, and virtual workshop activities. By the end of the workshop, your child will have learned basic block coding concepts and solved beginner-friendly coding puzzles. The event takes place on Saturday 11th December, and you can book here.  

Make your own Sierpinski tree using Maths!
Join Maths on Toast to prepare for the festive season by making your own mathematical tree. The workshop is aimed at young people 4 and up and will give them the opportunity to use their Maths skills. During the workshop, your child will learn how to make a Sierpinski tree by joining tetrahedrons. The workshop takes place on Saturday 20th November and you can join here

Explore the role of Radio Engineer with STEM Hub!
If your child is in primary school and is interested in working as a radio engineer, this event is for them. Your child will have the opportunity to learn what it is like to work with pilots on walkie-talkies and how technology is used to help airplanes fly in the right place in the sky. The event takes place on Friday 26th November and will host a live Q&A session. You can register here.  

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