Subject

6

Date & time

Thu, 6 Jul 2023
10:00 - 12:15

Venue

Emmanuel Centre, London
9 - 23 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3DW

Bookings closed

Bookings are now closed for this past event.

About this day

Welcome to our KS3 STEM in Action morning!

Exciting news for all STEM enthusiasts! Our highly anticipated hybrid event is coming to London and also streamed online! In three incredible sessions we will bring the excitement of STEM subjects to audiences using real world applications and future directions. We know that getting the fundamentals right at KS3 is key to later success and we want students to be engaged and curious from an early age. Join us for a programme of inspiration, exploration and experimentation!

Programme & speakers

Music to your Ears Wendy Sadler (MBE), Director of Science Made Simple and Lecturer at Cardiff University

Uncover the mysteries of what sound is, how you hear it, and how you turn it into music. You will discover all sorts of unusual ways to make sound and music in this interactive, demo packed session.

Wendy Sadler (MBE)

About Wendy Sadler (MBE)

Wendy is the Founding Director of Science Made Simple and a lecturer in Science Communication and Engagement at Cardiff University. She holds a degree in physics and music and is passionate about inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers and making STEM subjects accessible to more diverse audiences.

The human guinea pig: Inside the NHS… and Tom! Tom Warrender, Medical Mavericks

Meet Tom the human guinea pig who has visited dozens of health professionals to discover the amazing careers you can get into with 5 GCSEs at levels 9-4! Oh… and he’ll perform some medical demos live on stage!

Tom Warrender

About Tom Warrender

Tom Warrender is famous for putting himself through real full blown medical procedures in hospitals & schools to inspire the next generation of health professionals.

Staring into Space Nicole Cozens, Maths Educator

How big is the Earth? How far away is the furthest space craft? How many aliens are there? We will look at questions that people have asked about Space, and mathematical solutions (not all right!) that people have created.

Nicole Cozens

About Nicole Cozens

Nicole has been teaching Maths for over 15 years, and now works for the Advanced Maths Support Programme, inspiring students to see the potential that Maths has to offer. Nicole has also worked for the National Space Academy, running events exploring how Maths is used in Space Science.

Rap Science Jon Chase, Science Communicator and Author

Not only will Jon be hosting our KS3 STEM event, he will also be giving us a taster of his unique rapping skills as he blends together two of his passions, science and music!

Jon Chase

About Jon Chase

A science communicator, author and science rapper based in South Wales. He has presented science for BBC learning on TV and YouTube and also co-authored books on The Science of Star Wars and The Science of Jurassic World. He has produced science raps for NASA and the BBC and in 2017 was awarded the UK’s Josh Award in Science Communication.