Lush launch CREST ‘Bath bomb challenge’ award

It was an exciting week at jr. STEM club as we had an amazing visit from one of the leading companies in handmade cosmetics. Staff from our local ‘Lush’ store in Brighton came in to talk to students about the company, its ethos and how they make their products. Th ..

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Madagascan hissing cockroaches arrive in lab 29

This week at Jr. STEM club students were given the task of finding out about these fascinating insects. Each group were given just an image of the cockroach and had to find out lots of useful information such as their common and scientific name, what they eat/drink, how long  ..

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Classic Egg Drop Challenge

This week at Jr. STEM it was the classic egg drop challenge. Making full use of our lab on the second floor meant the eggs had to survive a 9m drop. Students worked in small teams with limited resources and a strict time frame to construct their containers/parachute. We h ..

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Crest Award funding

We have been successful in applying for a grant to fund the completion of a CREST Award through Jr. STEM club. CREST is the British Science Association's scheme for STEM project work, that inspires young people to think and behave like scientists and engineers. The proje ..

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Time to relax at Jr. STEM club

This weeks theme was ‘stress’ and the session started with common factors that trigger stress and some methods of combatting it. Students were given a range of things to make including glitter calming jars, stress balls, fluorescent putty, lava lamps and mini zen  ..

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