Ways to improve classroom design using stakeholders as designers as well as teacher's and TA's ingenuity
Hundreds of children across Bristol used MV Balmoral as a floating classroom during National Science Week 2016 to learn about hydraulics, pneumatics and pulley systems.
Airshows staged by Year 5 for all the other pupils followed by an after school airshow for Parents
Blaise Primary a partner school in the Bristol Loves Tides programme goes out on the tides in the Severn Estuary
700 children and 65 volunteers from business build 115 model boats and race them in the Bristol Harbour Festival
Pulling together people, places and skills to explore Bristol's maritime heritage and young people's future.
Volunteers from Rolls-Royce helped a primary school in Bristol stage an Aviation Day
Cotham Co-operative Academy, Holiday Club working with Royal West-of-England Academy. Young People aged 8 to 17 on a two day workshop to explore portraiture with puppetry.
Family events and making activities on 27th and 28th July as part of Bristol's Harbour Festival - based on Bristol's engineering heritage..... make something that sails or flies
Building relationships with the Lifting and Access industry sector at their largest trade fair in the UK and Ireland.
A practical crane design and building project for 8-11 or 11 to 14 year olds. Science and Engineering principles, industrial heritage, identity and future aspirations.
My Future My Choice invited to work with Bath Spa and The Museum of Bath at Work to support an exciting approach to teacher training led by June Bianchi from the Centre for Research in Arts Education
An event for Key stage 3 students who are thinking about their future and the subjects they could study to help them achieve their potential. The engineering volunteers strongly represented people with a passion or hobby rather than a career and this seemed to have a big impact , especially on girls.
What happens when ten year olds meet space engineers
42 ten year olds from Victoria Park Primary school in Bristol responded with pictures and comments to their day at an Engineering Fair
Ingenious Project Engineers volunteered to stage a three day Engineering Fair at M Shed Museum in Bristol. The event aimed to test collaborative working between schools, museum, engineering volunteers and businesses. The shared objective was to promote engineering past, present and future, so that children see local engineering history as part of their identity and engineering as something that opens up opportunities for their future. Activities were linked for younger participants through the use of an 'Engineering-Jobs Top-Trump card game designed for the M Shed museum.
30 Volunteers and 120 students aged 10 to 13 build metre long cardboard boats and race them in Bristol Docks.
'My Future Club' is an after school club which runs throughout the year, where children meet with visitors from a wealth of different backgrounds and occupations. Run in a relaxed and informal setting they begin to build a fuller picture of what life outside school is like!
Young people explore Bristol's heritage and their own future