STEM Celebration Event with the Palladian Academy, Bath

To conclude British Science Week 2019, The Palladian Academy trust schools held a STEM celebration event over two days at Ralph Allen School, Bath. All the schools in the trust embraced the opportunity to share their work with each other. Around 200 pupils were selected to represent their school and talk about the work their [...]

Making a DIY Battery Using the Salt-Powered Robot Kit

As part of our science week activities we’ve been looking at a few green technology concepts. There are many great examples and we found the Salt Powered Robot Kit by Kidz Labs was a perfect way to demonstrate how you can make batteries and generate electricity via chemical interactions.     Scientists are [...]

By |2019-03-13T10:37:44+00:00March 13th, 2019|Circuits, Projects, Robotics, Science, STEAM|0 Comments

Harry Potter Potions Lesson

Harry Potter Potions Lesson For a recent Harry Potter birthday party, we wanted to take the narrative of the story and inject some  fun STEM elements into the activities, so we set up our own potions lesson for the party guests to make their own Harry Potter inspired potions. The guests were quite young so [...]

By |2019-03-11T07:05:39+00:00March 11th, 2019|Projects, Science, STEAM|0 Comments

Kelly Stanford – Ventures into Sci-art

Hello, I’m Kelly Stanford, a 23 year-old Manchester-based artist who likes to explore novel ways of using the visual arts as a form of science communication. My first ventures into sci-art started during my college art studies when there was a resurgence of public interest in scientific projects such as the Large Hadron Collider at [...]

By |2019-01-28T16:49:19+00:00January 25th, 2019|Art, Contributors, Science|0 Comments

Sciencefest Workshop – Case Study

The Steamship team were recently invited to take part in Combe Down Primary school’s Sciencefest week. The Brief We were asked to deliver a workshop to a class of key stage 2 children on the subject of science and the outdoors! Thinking back through our previous tinkering sessions we remembered a great project on UV [...]

By |2019-01-19T15:36:11+00:00July 1st, 2018|Art, schools, Science, workshops|0 Comments