During the half-term holiday, Army Cadets from around the UK were chosen to attend a STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) camp, hosted at Westdown Camp, Salisbury Plain. The six-day camp consisted of a series of activities and short lessons on how the modern British Army makes use of the wide range of technology it […]
Giving children gender coloured toys could impact on what job they get in the future. According to the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), we should rethink choosing pink gifts for girls and blue gifts for boys. They say that 89% of girls’ toys are pink and only a small number are focused on science, technology, […]
Engineering continues to be a male dominated profession, so how can females be encouraged to join the industry?
There is a possibility that there are microbes living on Mars.
It is an age old question but one that keeps coming back.
Last Tuesday was a proud day for Wing Commander Mike Harrop, when RAF Scampton hosted a STEM day. The event highlighted the job opportunities for engineers, scientists and, with Scampton being the base for the famous Red Arrows, pilots! Mike is the Station Commander at RAF Scampton, which proved to be an amazing venue for […]
On Mars there is a very big chance that there are living things, according to Professor Brian Cox OBE, who was at RAF Scampton this week. The well known physicist and former musician was a speaker at a STEM event hosted at the famous RAF airbase. “One of the biggest questions is: are we alone? There is […]
You may enjoy eating Easter eggs but have you ever thought about how much planning goes into their pretty packaging?