On 13th March 2015, STEM Club and selected Year 8 students visited the NEC in Birmingham. All of the students had a great day working in the workshops there and everyone learned lots!
Some of the activities were:
· A space/star dome
· Shows about scientific things
· Lots of K’NEX
· Experiment using different scientific materials
· and much, much more!
The students learned about different substances and how they adapt to their specific environment. There were four different types of shows at the NEC, they were the Big Bang Stage, the Hydrogen Stage, the Oxygen Stage and the Titanium Stage.
Some experiences that people had were:
· Visiting the planetarium
· Holding a bald eagle
· Talking to staff
· Hands-on practical experiences
· Hex bug challenge
· VEX competition
Report by Thomas Schoolar, Emily Bromley and Lydia Rogers-Hinks
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