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STEM Challenge (National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth)

STEM Challenge (National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth)

03 December 2018
Venue: National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth

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The STEM Challenge, led and organised by Subsea UK and supported by The Smallpeice Trust, sees teams of second year students take part in regional heats across the country to earn their place in the final.  The new initiative aims to encourage school pupils in STEM subjects to consider a career in the subsea sector.

The aims of this day are to:
    Inform pupils about the subsea industry.
    Enthuse pupils about a career within subsea industries; offshore wind, wave energy, tidal power, subsea mining, oil and gas sectors, defence and ocean science.
    Provide pupils with an opportunity to work alongside industry professionals.

Programme outline:
    Opening address and introduction
    Guest industry speakers
    Build, program and market a ROV using Lego Mindstorm® EV3 kit
    Tour of the venue
    Closing address and questions
    Prizes and announcement of the winning team who get to go to the final at Subsea 7 in Aberdeen (6th March 2019)

Confirmed Participating Schools

Plymouth High School for Girls
All Saints Church of England Academy
Marine Academy Plymouth
Plymstock School
Lipson Co-operative Academy

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