Sussex STEM’s Ricardo’s Antweight Challenge

Hove Park School was fortunate to be invited to participate in the Sussex STEM’s Ricardo’s Antweight Challenge along with 12 other teams. The contestants had a number of task to complete over the day from designing to building a Robot. The robots then compete ..

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Jr STEM club circulatory and respiratory system

At year 8 Jr STEM club, students were exploring how our bodies work with a focus on the circulatory and respiratory system. Students got to see the relative positions of the lungs, trachea and heart as they witnessed a pluck dissection. This was a fantastic opportunity f ..

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jr STEM get all stressed

This week at Year 7 jr STEM it was all about stress and methods to reduce it. The session started with a good discussion about the causes of stress and some methods of managing it. It was then time for students to make their own stress-relieving products including glitter ..

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Jr STEM club - slime time

This week at Jr STEM club students explored the three states of matter, properties of each and how substances change from one to another. Students were shown the sublimation of iodine crystals, which when heated change from a solid to a gas, without going to a liquid. Student ..

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Jn STEM Update - Balloon Rockets

The session started with a discussion about rockets, forces and one of the most influential scientists of all time; Sir Isaac Newton. The focus then turned to pressure and Newton’s third law ‘for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction’. Studen ..

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