This morning Year 1 became botanists and investigated Venus Fly Traps. To find out more about botany, click here.
Hello Beech Hill, we’re NUSTEM. We’re based at Northumbria University, and we work across the region supporting children, families and teachers in exploring science, technology, engineering and maths. We’re particularly keen to help people recognise that careers in these STEM subjects are available to them.
On this page you’ll find a summary of the things we’ve done with your school, and links to follow-up activities you can do at home.
This afternoon Year 3 became geologists, observing and investigating meteorites which are rocks from space. To find out more about geology, click here.
After school some of the KS1 families became systems engineers. They designed, built, tested and improved marble runs to see who could keep the marble rolling for the longest amount of time. For similar activities to try at home, click here.
Today Year 6 found out about careers in medical physics and where physics and technology is used to look inside the human body. To find out more, click here.
After school, Key Stage 2 families became systems engineers, designing, creating. testing and improving marble runs to see how long they could get the marble to roll for. To find out more about systems engineering and to discover some fun activities to try at home, click here.