STEM Clubs

Age Suitability Title Short Description Level
5 to 11
Build a Bottle Rocket Explore propulsion by creating your own rocket launcher using only household kitchen items. What makes a good rocket? How high can your rocket go?
Bronze
5 to 11
Counting Stars (Primary) Students count the visible stars in several small areas of the sky, and calculate how many stars can be seen across the whole night sky.
Bronze
5 to 11
Design a Planet Can you imagine another world? What would it look like? Would it sustain life? Let your imagination run wild and create your own planet using this guide.
Bronze
5 to 11
Make a Sundial How can we tell the time only using the Sun? Using only paper you can create your own sundial and using the shadows check the time!
Bronze
5 to 11
Moon Diary How long is a lunar cycle? Why not keep a Moon diary for a month to see the changes of the Moon through each of its phases.
Bronze
5 to 11
Play-Doh Planets Using play-doh, pupils create the planets of the Solar System to scale. Pupils use fraction skills, team work and, whilst having fun, learn just how big Earth is compared to the other planets.
Bronze
11 to 18
Eggnaut (Secondary) Using household materials can you get your eggnaut safely back to Earth after ejection from the main rocket? This activity looks at the practical applications of the aerodynamics of parachutes.
Bronze
11 to 18
Make your own Spectroscope Using a cardboard nett and some cheap grating paper, students can make their own handheld spectroscope and use it to look at light sources.
Bronze
5 to 11
Meteor Spotting Ever wondered what a shooting star is? Have you seen one? Thousands of meteors enter the Earth's atmosphere every day - here's a guide on how to see them.
Silver
5 to 11
Recreate an Asteroid Impact The Moon and rocky planets are covered in craters, but how are they produced and can we recreate them? What effect do mass and speed have?
Silver
5 to 11
Space Art Science and art are well connected and some of the images from space have inspired the most amazing paintings - can you be inspired to create a masterpiece?
Silver
11 to 16
Counting Stars (Secondary) Students count the visible stars in several small areas of the sky, and calculate how many stars can be seen across the whole night sky.
Silver
11 to 16
Mission To Mars (Secondary) Students must consider the needs of humans, the conditions on Mars and the difficulties these would create, then design a base camp that would be capable of supporting human life on the Red Planet.
Silver
11 to 18
Speed of Light in a Microwave How can you work out the speed of light using only items you'll find in the kitchen? Well with chocolate of course! Try this quick experiment to work out the speed of light in a microwave.
Silver
11 to 18
Star Party (Secondary) Need ideas on how to thrown a star party at your school - look no further. What better activity could there be than hanging out under the stars learning about space?
Silver
5 to 11
Eggnaut (Primary) Using household materials can you get you eggnaut safely back to Earth after ejection from the main rocket?
Gold
7 to 11 Mission To Mars (Primary) Students must consider the needs of humans, the conditions on Mars and the difficulties these would create, then design a base camp that would be capable of supporting human life on the Red Planet.
Gold
5 to 11
Star Party (Primary) Need ideas on how to thrown a star party at your school - look no further. What better activity could there be than hanging out under the stars learning about space?
Gold
11 to 18
Solar Rotation How long is a day on the Sun? Using data from the Solar Dynamics Observatory you can calculate the rotation of the Sun by tracking sunspots on the surface.
Gold