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See Science – a dynamic, independent educational and enrichment consultancy

See Science is committed to supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) delivery across the whole of Wales to all schools, FE colleges HE Institutions and community groups.

We offer a range of products and services that support the teaching and learning of STEM subjects in Wales within a real world context.

Workshops and Projects

See Science offer a variety of bilingual STEM workshops and CPD for schools and businesses which can be tailored to suit your individual needs – read more here.

Find out about the current projects See Science has initiated or is involved with here – and our previous projects here.

STEM Ambassador Hub Wales

STEM Hub logoSee Science coordinate the STEM Ambassador Hub in Wales to help inspire young people about STEM.

We keep schools in Wales informed about high-quality activities that they can access to enrich and enhance the STEM curriculum and enable them to use a range of STEM Ambassadors, so that teachers can incorporate into their teaching exemplary links to the world of work.

You can request a STEM Ambassador for your school, STEM Club or community group here.

CREST Awards

CREST logoCREST is Britain’s largest national award scheme for project work in the STEM subjects - Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. CREST brings science to life by offering young people aged 11-19 opportunities to explore real world projects in an exciting and innovative way.

See Science is the Regional CREST Support Organisation (RCSO) Wales. We provide expert guidance throughout the CREST Awards scheme. 

Read more about See Science and CREST here.

Resources, activities and providers

Follow these links for comprehensive lists of up-to-date resources, activities and external providers offering STEM-related activities or services.

Feedback


"The project has definitely strengthened transition links, made us consider teaching skills in different ways and equipped pupils with a stronger drive to pursue a career in science in the future. Many thanks all!! Please feel free to pilot any schemes on our family of schools in the future."

Read more feedback and testimonials about See Science's services and projects here.

News

Wales Coding Challenge hosted by DVLA Swansea

Over the last months Primary and Secondary Schools across Wales have worked on building a computer game based on a theme set by the DVLA and associate partners. Teams could select from:

  • Preventing Fire Hazards in the home

  • Identifying and avoiding Cyber Crime

  • Life on Planet Gaia

  • Air Ambulance transfer

  • Plastic pollution

  • Earthquake response

The final was a high energy event with over 250 pupils attending from as far away as Conwy and Llanidloes to Usk and Caerleon.

All school finalists were awarded prizes and a new initiative this year was the category for 11 to  14 yrs pupils.
The final was hosted by Lucy Owen of BBC Wales - each team accompanied by a DVLA STEM Ambassador was interviewed before a live vote and judging panel (X-Factor style!)
STEM AmbassadorsKaren Pitt and Mark Jones are to be congratulated for their diligent work on this successful project.

Congratulations to

  • The Cathedral School Cardiff winning the Secondary School category for Identifying Cyber Crime Game

  • Blaenbaglan  Port Talbot winning the Primary category with the theme Life on Planet Gaia

Chemistry in the Community 

Image result for chemistrySee Science  will be offering Community Groups such as Brownies, Guides, Scouts, Urdd, and Youth Clubs the opportunity to take part in a free Chemistry workshop  between 1 March and 30 June. The workshop will offer a carousel of 4 different activities which will focus on the Chemistry of the High Street and will also provide an opportunity for leaders to encourage young people to participate in a CREST Award if they wish. All materials  will be provided free of charge. 

For more  information about booking a Chemistry in the Community workshop please contact Llinos at llinos.misra@see-science.co.uk

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STEM Networking Pembrokeshire

 Pembrokeshire College kindly offered their venue for a network evening with teachers. The evening was very important to the Hub offer, we are keen to raise new requests In the County and ensure that STEM Ambassadors in the area have a strong profile.

The evening network on the 5thDecember welcomed teachers from Ysgol Dewi Sant, Henry Tudor School, Milford Haven School together with 14 STEM Ambassadors.

Ambassador Peter Philips delivered a short session on how he presents his career in the Oil Industry to Secondary Pupils, teacher Edward Male (Henry Tudor School) demonstrated practical activities which he uses at his STEM Clubs. The session focussed on a discussion of local employment skills, specific needs in the area and how to access ideas for engagement and resources.

Based on the success of the Pembrokeshire event STEM Networking events will be held at Techniquest, Cardiff and The Parkway Hotel Cwmbran  in February. For more information please go here.

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