Linking learning to STEM careers

  • Key Stage 2
  • A standalone activity
  • Lesson materials that are adaptable
  • Support to plan an event or activity
  • Embed in curriculum
  • Involve employers and parents
  • Open to all
  • Personalised and relevant to age group
  • Start early
  • Whole school
  • Junior
  • Large school
  • PRU
  • Rural
  • SEND school
  • Small school
  • Urban
  • Teacher
  • Creative arts and design
  • Energy and utilities
  • Engineering
  • Environment and agriculture
  • Lesson plan
  • Presentation
  • Worksheets

This resource has been developed to support the delivery of a STEM competition within your school. It is designed to run alongside normal classroom learning and can be used accordingly to suit individual school’s topics, values and timeframes.

The key aims of running this competition are to:

  • Help students gain an insight into environmental issues
  • Develop student’s employability skills
  • Learn about a range of STEM careers
  • Integrate opportunities for employer engagement into lessons
Introduction and overview
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Teachers guidance
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Lesson 1
Lesson 1 - The Big Issue
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Activity sheet - Decompose Timeline
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Activity sheet - Energy Wordsearch
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Lesson 2
Lesson 2 - STEM Competition
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Pupil design worksheet
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Home Energy Facts worksheet
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Top Tips for Students
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