Project ID - TIS001324
STEM Leaders Award To work with a group of KS1 &2 pupils and enter the Leaders Award Competition To deliver part of the thematic unit 'Bridges' as a STEM topic in Year Seven

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Project offered at

Millquarter Primary School
BT41 3PY


MarieClare McNamee

Student Skills

This project is ideally suited to students from an engineering/scientific discipline.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

The pupils will gain an insight into the role of engineers and be aware of the process involved from planning through to project completion. The pupils will be aware of some of the worlds most famous bridges and the different types that exist.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

The student tutor will gain first-hand experience of working with children. He/she will have the opportunity to be interviewed by students and will be supported in planning, preparing and delivering a number of lessons based on the thematic unit 'bridges'.

Extra Information

The competition involves interviewing engineers and suggesting an engineered solution to identified problems.

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