Are you interested in pursuing a career in the STEM industries? There is a new website NEON that brings lots of resources together. All these things are free and look really interesting! If this is the sort of thing that sparks your interest, check them out!
Big Bang Digital: Give your students an inspirational insight into the world of science, engineering and the amazing work of scientists and engineers in a pandemic. A dozen engaging videos to choose from; look out for the one around staying safe online, featuring a live conversation with a real-life spy disguised as a red panda avatar! For students aged 11 to 19. Online. 10- to 20-minute videos. Free.
Bring it On!: A series of 20 episodes each showcasing a different engineering company and featuring engineers talking about their role and company. Students discover how they got into engineering, what inspired them to become an engineer, and what a day in their job looks like. For students aged 9 to 14. Online. 20-minute videos. Free.
BCS Careers Inspiration: The Chartered Institute for IT has created a series of career-focused discussions on the technology industry to inspire young people. Students will hear from a range of inspiring individuals working in tech, gain insight into exciting areas of technology, and learn more about different future pathways including apprenticeships and university. For students aged 11 to 19. Online. 15-minute videos. Free.
Graft & Glory: Explore this interactive, virtual exhibition to unearth the industrial heritage of the North East of England, as well as how the region is contributing to sustainable solutions. Students can interact with Engineering Superheroes along the way to learn about engineering and engineers, and there are accompanying Superheroes activity sheets, too. For students aged 5 to 19. Online. 1 hour, flexible. Free.