Prepare for Take-off! Join our Glider Challenge!
This extraordinary, cost-free programme invites 5 state primary schools to embark on a thrilling exploration of STEM. Generously sponsored by Thales.
Year 5-6 students (or equivalent) are invited to soar into a world of innovation and creativity - a half-day, virtual workshop that brings the excitement of aerospace engineering right into classrooms across the UK.
About the STEM Challenge Day
The day is fuelled to be a high-flying adventure! Students will team up to design, build, and test three unique gliders, each a masterpiece of form, shape, and materials. The sky's the limit as they unleash their creativity and engineering skills!
16 Apr - 16 Apr 2024
Start time: 09:30 hrs
Finish time: 12:00 hrs
Fully funded and generously sponsored by Thales.
Get ready to transform your Year 5-6 (England and Wales), P5-6 (Scotland), or Year 6-7 (Northern Ireland) students into aerospace engineers for a day! We'll provide everything needed for up to 45 students, guiding them through an unforgettable engineering journey via a YouTube Live link.
This event is completely free to your school!
Your students will discover the magic of flight and the role of aerospace engineers.
Master the art of balancing forces during flight and build test gliders.
Soar and explore wing shape, aircraft design, balance, and forces.
Uncover the fascinating world of aerospace engineering.
Apply scientific methods to test and refine gliders.
Enhance teamwork, listening, and problem-solving skills.