17th June Year 2 Systems Engineers

Today Year 2 became systems engineers and built amazing marble runs. Visit our NUSTEM at home marble run page to find out how to build a marble run at home using cardboard and tape.

9th June Year 1 Systems Engineers

Today Year 1 became systems engineers and built amazing marble runs this morning. Visit our NUSTEM at home marble run page to find out how to build a marble run at home using cardboard and tape.

Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th April Year 4 Mechanical Engineers

This afternoon, Year 4 became mechanical engineers and built marble runs. They investigated the forces used and tried to slow the marble down. Visit our NUSTEM at home marble run page to find out how to build a marble run at home using cardboard and tape.

Monday 7th and Tuesday 8th March Year 4 Geologists

Iron meteorite from Chaco, Argentina. One of the ‘Campo del Cielo’ fragments first found in 1576.

On Monday and Tuesday afternoon, Year 4  became geologists and investigated meteorites. If you would like to try some STEM activities at home, go to https://nustem.uk/stem-at-home/

Friday 21st January Year 2 Materials Scientists

Today is was Year 2 children who became materials scientists and investigated materials using weight, electricity and magnets. Why not investigate how strong the materials in your home are by trying our NUSTEM at home Bridge Building activity?

Thursday 13th January 2022 Year 1 Material Scientists

Today Year 1 children became materials scientists and investigated materials using weight, electricity and magnets. Why not investigate how strong the materials in your home are by trying our NUSTEM at home Bridge Building activity?

29th November Reception Glaciologists

Credit NASA Image

This morning all of the Reception children became Glaciologists and investigated melting ice. Why not try our NUSTEM melting ice activity at home?

Friday 28th February Reception Space Explorers

This afternoon, Reception children took a trip to Mars with Little E the robot rover from the book “Are we nearly there yet?”. When they got there they designed the Mars landscape and built Mars rover vehicles to explore this new world. For more information about the robots in “Are we nearly there yet?”, more books about space and for activities for you to try at home, click here.

Tuesday 17th December More Year 6 Cryptographers

Today the other Year 6 class came into our Think Lab at Northumbria University to become cryptographers. This involved encrypting and decrypting messages and discovering how this keeps us safe online.

For more information about careers which use cryptography, activities you can try at home and a secret message to decode from NUSTEM, click here.

Thursday 12th December Y6 Cryptographers

Today Year 6 came into our Think Lab at Northumbria University to become cryptographers. This involved encrypting and decrypting messages and discovering how this keeps us safe online.

For more information about careers which use cryptography, activities you can try at home and a secret message to decode from NUSTEM, click here.