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Engineering Engagement with Primary schools

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A programme of engineering engagement workshops aimed at 7 to 11 year olds, delivered at N Lancs and S Cumbria Primary schools, exploring engineering themes (linked to the Engineering School's research) through practical challenges. Full day and half day workshops include space exploration, marvellous machines, renewable power and engineering fairytales,

Key findings

Teachers value the opportunity. Through evaluations gathered, teachers commonly mention raised awareness of engineering for themselves and pupils; opportunity to learn from experienced STEM professional communicator; development of skills in pupils including teamwork, collaboration and problem solving; application of science knowledge to solving engineering challenges.
Short titleEngagement
Effective start/end date1/08/2131/07/22