Great Science Share for Schools

ENGLAND, NORTHERN IRELAND, SCOTLAND & WALES.... and beyond!

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18th June 2019

A national campaign to engage young people in sharing science learning with new audiences

Reaching 37,500 young people on 19th June 2018, we are excited to see the power of collaboration in the 2019 campaign.

Since it's launch, the campaign has reached over 50,000 young people and engaged a wide range of STEM organisations, community partners and families. Once again we invite each and every teacher, school and pupil to get involved and encourage STEM Education organisations and business partners to join in the 2019 campaign. If you wish to discuss the possibilities please email greatscienceshare@manchester.ac.uk or call on 0161 306 3991.

Read the FAQs to give you key information and advice, and/or this article by SEERIH Teacher Champion, Shane Nolan, from Christ the King RC Primary School, Salford.

See what happened at this year's flagship event!

 

Remember you don't have to be in Greater Manchester - this year we've gone national!

Find out more about what to do now:

If you are a University Student, Staff or STEM Ambassador and you'd be interested to be involved email us at greatscishare@manchester.ac.uk - there are opportunities such as GSS Ask a Scientist or being an ambassador at an event.

If you are a teacher  in a primary or secondary school in the UK.


What happened so far?

 

ScienceX - 14-15th April 2018, a free event at intu Trafford Centre, where you can explore science & engineering at first hand (organised by the Faculty of Science & Engineering at the University of Manchester)

The Great Science Share for Schools Twitter Chat on 17th April 2018, 8-9pm, brought together by #GreatSciShare #TwinklTeach #asechat

The Great Science Share for Schools Get Together, linked teachers and STEM Ambassadors from Jacobs Engineering, to inspire children's questions and raise aspiration.

19th June 2018, Great Science Share for Schools Campaign Day, seeing 31 satellite events and over 250 schools registered to take part.

 

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The Great Science Share for Schools 2018 partnered with BBC Terrific Scientific.  We are delighted to be the academic partner with the BBC on this investigation.


 

The Great Science Share for Schools has been designed and developed by the Science & Engineering Education Research and Innovation Hub. With the first children's conference in 2013 at Grenoside Primary School in Sheffield, the concept has grown to what it is today. Now operating at a national level we look to engage with new collaborators and to see how far and wide we can encourage young people to share their science with new audiences... who knows, one day even globally!

If you're interested to connect with the strategy team please email the project lead, Dr Lynne Bianchi lynne.bianchi@manchester.ac.uk. For all other enquiries email greatscishare@manchester.ac.uk

Disclaimer: The Great Science Share for Schools, the University of Manchester and affiliated partners and sponsors encourage you to be involved and create many events.  Note that it is essential that you accept full responsibility and liability for your own events.