Tomorrow’s Engineers school resources

Free engineering careers inspiration resources for students, teachers, advisers and parents can be downloaded or ordered in print from www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk

The full suite of resources can be viewed and downloaded here: www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/careers-resources-activities/download-careers-resources

The order form, to request printed copies (free of charge) can be accessed here: www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/careers-resources-activities/order-printed-careers-resources

These include:

Curriculum-linked lesson plan and activities

The Save lives as an engineer poster and accompanying teacher booklet contains notes, activities and curriculum-linked lesson plans, helping students understand the scale and impact of disaster response engineering. Many types of engineering are employed in helping communities affected by earthquakes, tsunamis, avalanches and other disasters. From designing equipment and technology used to find and rescue victims, to providing shelter and transport networks, restoring electricity and sanitation and creating medical devices, detection systems and buildings that can withstand extreme pressure, engineers save hundreds of thousands of lives.www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/savelives

‘Real jobs’ profiles

Tomorrow’s Engineers has a large bank of videos, blogs and written case studies featuring engineers at work, talking about their route in to their career and explaining what they do in a typical week. These span a huge range of sectors, including fashion, space, disaster response, sport, power, transport, food, entertainment, construction, water and medicine. These can be found at:

The Big Bang Fair

www.thebigbangfair.co.uk

The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK. The Big Bang Fair is an award-winning combination of exciting theatre shows, interactive workshops and exhibits and careers information from STEM professionals. It also hosts national competitions, inviting young people from across the UK to compete, amongst other things, for the title of UK Young Scientist and UK Young Engineer of the Year. Next year’s Fair will be held at The NEC, Birmingham 13th to 16th March 2019.

Big Bang Near Me

Regional Big Bang Fairs take place across the country each year. To find your nearest event, enter your postcode or town: www.thebigbangfair.co.uk/nearme

For further information: Contact us by phone on 01536 680916 or email us at info@youthemployment.org.uk

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