STEM Fortnightly Planner 17/11/20



Welcome to our fortnightly STEM blog post. Keep reading to find out more about exciting STEM developments across Scotland. Please feel free to share this post with colleagues and school partners.

  • National e-learning offer – Education Scotland, working with practitioners, has posted subject spreadsheets (for NQ subjects) with links to resources for practitioners and learners. Sciences and Mathematics spreadsheets have initially been uploaded to the blog. We would encourage practitioners to send any resource suggestions via the suggestion form located within the National e-learning offer blog.
  • Science planning resource – planning science learning for early to Second Level? Our RAiSE science planners for each science experience and outcome will get learning off to a fabulous start and are only a click away.
  • My World of Work Live – a set of fun, interactive activities that help young people understand future careers. Aimed at 8 – 18 year olds, activities are designed and delivered by experts with a passion for education and learning. MyWoW live here.  MyWoW live team also have a series of Meet the Expert sessions
  • STEM in a Nutshell – this simple guide for parents explains what STEM is and why STEM skills are important.
  • Skills Development Scotland YouTube Channel – careers information, advice and guidance, skills for the future, work based learning and apprenticeships and more on the SDS YouTube channel.
  • #STEMforall – Book your tickets @transportgovuk and @Stemettes invite you to a celebration of #WomenInAviationHear from an exceptional panel of Aviation role models – 26 November 5pm
  • i meets Escher: mathematics in art – M C Escher was a Dutch graphic artist famous for mind-bending artistic creations such as ‘Print Gallery’. In this Facebook live event, Aislinn Borland, a final year Mathematics student at the University of Dundee, will discuss with  Dr Philip Murray how the art of M C Escher can be interpreted using complex numbers.   Register here

Dates for your diary

2021 – The United Nations has declared 2021 as the International Year of Peace and Trust, the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development, and the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables.

The World Health Organisation has designated 2021 as the International Year of Health and Care Workers


STEM Fortnightly Planner 3/11/20



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