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Online Masterclasses - February and March 2021

From 24/Feb/2021 to 24/Mar/2021
Times: from 16:00
Venue: Online
Price: Free
Details:

Make Data Fun! Data literacy for students

Wednesday 24th February 2021, 16:00-17:00

What is data literacy and how can we make it fun? Join Kabir and the STEM NOW team to find out more.

In this information era we live and breathe data, whether we are aware of it or not. Data is the new ‘Air’. We create data when we play games, watch TV, listen to music, use satellite navigation, use our phones…you get the picture. 

The question is, how do we use this data to make better decisions? How do we get better at utilising this data to improve our thinking process and drive our conversations? In reality, most of the data we create is not being utilised due to the knowledge gap. In this session I will talk about my experience of bringing data literacy to schools, how I learned from our 7-year-old son and his friends and continue to do so! I will cover:

he Masterclass will include a short Q&A.       

Book your FREE tickets through Eventbrite HERE

Please note that the Masterclasses are available to educators and Approved STEM Ambassadors

 

The World of Energy & Climate Change

March 3 2021 17:00 – 18:00

Do you need resources and examples of STEM subjects applying to real life careers?

Join the STEM NOW team and Kasturi an Energy Engineer who is currently working on the government’s Energy Innovation Programme and learn how the UK uses Energy and what is being done to reach “net zero” emissions.

The presentation will cover;

Where do our emissions come from?

What is being done in the UK and internationally to reduce emissions?

The UK electricity success story

Career opportunities in STEM

Interactive resources to use in schools and universities including the WWF footprint calculator

The Masterclass will include a short Q&A. 

Please book your FREE tickets through Eventbrite HERE

 

 

Black Holes

Wednesday 24 March – 16:00 – 17:00

NEW Masterclass on Black Holes - Wednesday 24 March – 16:00 – 17:00

Do you need inspiring online Space & Astronomy content? Or are interested in all things Space. Join Chris and the STEM NOW team for a Masterclass on Black Holes.

Chris Joly has been delivering online presentations on all things “Space” to schools and colleges throughout 2020/21

Black holes must surely be one of the most bizarre phenomena known to humankind. Chris Joly will give a talk about Einstein's Theory of Relativity, which led to the discovery of black holes, and the later work of Stephen Hawking who did much to get their existence accepted by deeply sceptical astronomers.

Chris will also talk about how they are detected and what we have learned about them in the last 50 years, rounding off with a look into the future of astronomy.

P.S. Chris will not be showing any formulae!

Book your FREE tickets now through Eventbrite HERE

This event is for Teachers/Educators and Approved STEM Ambassadors

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