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Interdepartmental working through stem clubs

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Interdepartmental working through stem clubs

  1. 1. Science D&T Maths
  2. 2. D&TScienceMaths
  3. 3. Science Maths D&T
  4. 4. Science Maths D&T
  5. 5. Inhabiting the overlap Be sensitive to changing circumstances Try to meet regularly but infrequently Include non- teaching staff
  6. 6. Science Maths D&T
  7. 7. STEM RocketsPhysics: laws of motion, thrust,gravityChemistry: fuel mixtures,expansion of gasesBiology: reaction to g-forceMathematics: trajectory,escape velocityD&T: responding to a brief,communicate design ideas,select materials, work withtools, creative problem solving,evaluate product performance
  8. 8. Rocket links…• http://chemistry.about.com/od/funfireprojects/ss/matchrockets.htm• http://www.nasa.gov/centers/jpl/education/soda-straw-rockets.html• http://www.stevespanglerscience.com/experiment/film-canister-rocket• http://quest.nasa.gov/space/teachers/rockets/act8.html• http://www.exploratorium.edu/math_explorer/tfl_bottleblastoff.html• http://www.npl.co.uk/educate-explore/water-rocket-challenge/resources/• http://www.esero.org.uk/events/event-53-rocket-launcher-make-and-take• http://www.ukayroc.org.uk/• http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/space/gravity-forces.html
  9. 9. 2 more collaborative topics…Sport1) Physiology – In The Zone2) Drug testing – Scientists in Sport3) Clothing – STEM Challenges (2 & 5) Sustainability 1) Engineering challenges - Practical Action 2) Energy use – The Pod 3) Eco-footprints – Centre for Alternative Technology
  10. 10. Local support for STEM clubs• www.stemclubs.net• Liz Lister – support@stemclubs.net• Twitter - @STEMclubs• STEM Ambassadors in Avon, Somerset & Gloucestershire.

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