Celebration of STEM 2019

More than 300 young people representing over 50 schools from all over Scotland and as far afield as Peebles and the Western Isles gathered at Glasgow Science Centre on Friday 31 May to take part in the Celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).  The Celebration is organised by SCDI’s Young Engineers & Science Clubs (YESC) programme and sponsored by The Big Bang, Chevron, Lloyds Register EMEA, OPITO and SHELL U.K. Limited.

Young people were involved in a variety of challenges and competitions throughout the day.  They showcased their projects to win the ‘Club of the Year’ titles (primary and secondary) and ‘Newcomer Award’ – for the most impressive club in its first year.  The winners were announced by guest judge, Dr Heather Reid OBE and the 2019 Club of the Year titles were awarded to Clerkhill Primary in Aberdeenshire and All Saints Secondary in Glasgow. With the Newcomers award going to Ayr Academy in South Ayrshire.

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Celebration of STEM 2018

Our Celebration of STEM 2018 engaged over 300 pupils from almost 50 schools who showcased their STEM projects and took part in a range of challenges with our industry partners. Pupils had the opportunity to develop skills while learning more about the exciting range of careers within the STEM sector, and our judges were blown away by the incredible array of projects showcased. The day also hosted the finals of our Knots to Watts offshore wind competition with Vattenfall, Crown Estate Scotland and the Institute of Physics in Scotland; as well as our annual challenge ‘Don’t Waste a Drop’ with Wave.