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Climate Week 2018 Activity Pack

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Scotland is a world leader in climate change and as a nation we are well on the way in our transition towards a low carbon society. The activity pack has been collated in partnership with Glasgow City Council, Sustainable Glasgow, South Seeds and Glasgow Caledonian University.

Dippy the Dinosaur 3D Printing

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Dippy, the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton is coming to Glasgow!

As part of a road trip across the UK, Dippy is venturing out of London for the first time since 1905. He will visit Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum from 22 January—6 May 2019.

Pupils should design and model their own dinosaur that should be made using your 3D Printer. Schools that complete this challenge will be invited to a celebration event at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum on 30th April 2019. Pupils will get to meet Dippy, get photographed with their model and take part in some of the Museum activities

Glasgow Science Festival 2019 Resource Pack

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Classroom resource pack for the Glasgow Science Festival 2019

Hackathon 2018

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A hackathon is a sprint-like event in which a group of creative designers, engineers and technologists work together to collaborate on solving a problem in a short amount of time. Hacks can be a physical product, an app/webpage or a social  movement, it’s up to you. There are 25 problem cards to choose from all themed on accessibiliity, transport, technology and facilities. Hackathon 2018 focused on the European Championships.

 

Hackathon 2019

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A hackathon is a sprint-like event in which a group of creative designers, engineers and technologists work together to collaborate on solving a problem in a short amount of time. Hacks can be a physical product, an app/webpage or a social  movement, it’s up to you. There are 25 problem cards to choose from all themed on accessibility, transport, technology and facilities. Hackathon 2019 was sponsored by People Make Glasgow and focused on events and tourism.

Kitchen Science

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STEM activities that you can take part in using common household items.

Space Week 'You have to Planet!'

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Created in collaboration with the Literacy for All team, 'You have to Planet!' is a space themed resource that can be used for second level. Help Venus and her dog Spark prepare for a space flight, travel across the solar system and land on Mars.

STEM Activity Cards

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The introduction to STEM activity cards are a great resource when first introducing STEM to a class or colleagues. The 4 activities include:

  • Playdoh Elephants
  • Tinfoil Towers
  • Paper Helicopters
  • Tangrams

STEM in a Box

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STEM in a Box
1st Level

Developed by Dalmarnock Primary's Primary STEM Leader this resource is being effectively used by pupils from P2-P4.
Each card contains a list of resources, how to faciliate and are linked to the benchmarks.

STEM in a Box

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STEM in a Box
2nd Level

Developed by Dalmarnock Primary's Primary STEM Leader this resource is being effectively used by pupils from P2-P4.
Each card contains a list of resources, how to faciliate and are linked to the benchmarks.

STEM in a Context: Kelvingrove Comes Alive

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Kelvingrove Comes Alive

STEM in a context explore various ways in which STEM outcomes can be incorporated within a variety of common primary contexts and further develop scientific enquiry skills. 

The following outcomes are explored:
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Task cards, PowerPoint and additional resources are included in the pack.

STEM in a Context: QEUH

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Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

STEM in a Context explore various ways in which STEM outcomes can be incorporated within a variety of common primary contexts and further develop scientific enquiry skills. 

The following outcomes are explored:
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Task cards, PowerPoint and additional resources are included in the pack.

STEM in a Context: Space Plants

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Space Plants

STEM in a context explore various ways in which STEM outcomes can be incorporated within a variety of common primary contexts and further develop scientific enquiry skills. 

The following outcomes are explored:
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Task cards, PowerPoint and additional resources are included in the pack.

STEM in a Context: Sweet DNA

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Sweet DNA

STEM in a Context explore various ways in which STEM outcomes can be incorporated within a variety of common primary contexts and further develop scientific enquiry skills. 

The following outcomes are explored:
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Task cards, PowerPoint and additional resources are included in the pack.

STEM in a Context: TRNSTEM

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TRNSTEM

STEM in a context explore various ways in which STEM outcomes can be incorporated within a variety of common primary contexts and further develop scientific enquiry skills. 

The following outcomes are explored:
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Task cards, PowerPoint and additional resources are included in the pack.

STEMaStory - 1st Level - Pack 1

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STEMaStory resources included for the following titles:

  • The Gruffalo
  • Commotion in the Ocean
  • How Many Legs
  • Oscar and the Bird
  • Ada Twist, Scientist

STEMaStory - 1st Level - Pack 2

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STEMaStory resources included for the following titles:

  • Snail and the Whale
  • The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar

STEMaStory - 2nd Level - Pack 1

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STEMaStory resources included for the following titles:

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Great Women Who Changed the World
  • Wonder

STEMaStory 2019 Read, Write, Count P2

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STEMaStory for P2 Read, Write, Count books contains STEM related activities for the following 2019 books:
Steve, Terror of the Seas
The STEMaStory cards are also mapped to the curriculum and include Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) links. #STEMaStory

STEMaStory 2019 Read, Write, Count P3

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STEMaStory for P3 Read, Write, Count books contains STEM related activities for the following 2019 books:
The Knights Who Said 'No!'
You're Called What?!
The STEMaStory cards are also mapped to the curriculum and include Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) links. #STEMaStory

STEMaStory Bookbug 2018

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STEMaStory for Bookbug contains STEM related activities for the following 2018 books:
I am Bat
One Button Benny
Eric Makes a Splash
The STEMaStory cards are also mapped to the curriculum and include Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) links. #STEMaStory

STEMaStory Bookbug 2019

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STEMaStory for P1 Bookbug Bag books contains STEM related activities for the following 2019 books:
The Station Mouse
The Prince and the Witch and the Thief and the Bears
Sophie Johnson: Unicorn Expert
The STEMaStory cards are also mapped to the curriculum and include Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) links. #STEMaStory

STEMaStory Read, Write, Count P2 2018

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STEMaStory for P2 Read, Write, Count books contains STEM related activities for the following 2018 books:
Open Very Carefully; A Book with Bite
A Tale of Two Beasts
The STEMaStory cards are also mapped to the curriculum and include Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) links. #STEMaStory

STEMaStory Read, Write, Count P3 2018

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STEMaStory for P3 Read, Write, Count books contains STEM related activities for the following 2018 books:
There is no Dragon in this Story
Children's Picture Atlas
The STEMaStory cards are also mapped to the curriculum and include Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) links. #STEMaStory

Super Duper Science Fair 2020

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This years Super Duper Science Fair will take place on Friday 27th March 2020 in Glasgow City Chambers. This is open to all GCC primary establishments from P1-P7. Up to 3 teams per school. Up to 5 pupils in each team. Teams can be made up of different year groups, however we ask that this is done so by level. If in a mixed group, P1’s can join 1st level.

Further information can be found in the supporting document.

Please submit attendance forms to: stem@glasgow.gov.uk by 28th Feb 2020.

Tinker Cards - Autumn

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Tinkering helps to develop problem solving skills whilst building peer relationships which support team work and collaboration. There are 6 cards each containing tinkering ideas around the theme of Autumn. Have a go and get sharing using #STEMGlasgow

Tinker Cards - Spring

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Tinkering helps to develop problem solving skills whilst building peer relationships which support team work and collaboration. There are 4 cards each containing tinkering ideas around the theme of Spring. Have a go and get sharing using #STEMGlasgow

Topical Science - Pack 1

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This pack includes task cards and the following resources:

  • I See, I Think, I wonder
  • Odd One Out
  • Mystery Object

 

 

 

Topical Science - Pack 2

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This pack contains the following resources along with teacher PP:

  • Let's Talk Topical
  • STEM Selfie
  • What am I?

Twitter Challenges - Advent Calendar 2017

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24 Christmas themed STEM challenges which can be used each day in December as starter activities. Have a go and share using #STEMGlasgow

Twitter Challenges - Advent Calendar 2018

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December marks the beginning of Advent. To celebrate STEM Glasgow have developed a series of daily challenges for pupils to complete. Have a go and share your answers using #STEMGlasgow on twitter.

Twitter Challenges - Advent Calendar 2019

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STEM Glasgow daily Twitter challenges for Advent 2019. Tweet your answers using #STEMGlasgow

Twitter Challenges - Biology Week

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To celebrate Biology Week STEM Glasgow have created some biology themed daily challenges. Have a go and share your answers on twitter using #STEMGlasgow.

Twitter Challenges - Book Week Scotland

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To celebrate #BookWeekScotland STEM Glasgow have created daily challenges for pupils to do in class or at home. Don't forget to tweet #STEMGlasgow if you use them.

Twitter Challenges - British Science Week 2018

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British Science Week 2018 takes place from 9th-18th March. Get involved with the Citizen Science project 'The Plastic Tide' and have a go at some of the STEM Glasgow actvities too. #BSW18

Twitter Challenges - British Science Week 2019

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British Science Week takes place from the 8th to the 17th March 2019. To celebrate STEM Glasgow have developed a series of challenges for pupils to complete. Have a go and share your answers using #STEMGlasgow on twitter.

Twitter Challenges - British Science Week 2020

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To celebrate British Science Week 2020 STEM Glasgow have created daily twitter challenges for you to take part in. Tweet your answers using #STEMGlasgow #BSW20

Twitter Challenges - Coding Week 2018

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A computer isn't always needed in order to develop coding skills. Why not have a go at some unplugged coding during Coding Week 2018? Share using #STEMGlasgow

Twitter Challenges - Coding Week 2019

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To celebrate National Coding Week 2019 STEM Glasgow have created daily twitter chalelnges. Have a go and tweet your answers using #STEMGlasgow

Twitter Challenges - Digital Week 2018

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Digital Week 2018 takes place from 14th-18th May. Have a go at the STEM Glasgow twitter challenges and share your answers using #STEMGlasgow

Twitter Challenges - Digital Week 2019

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To celebrate Digital Learning Week 2019 STEM Glasgow have created daily twitter challenges. Tweet your answer using #STEMGlasgow.

Twitter Challenges - Fairtrade Fortnight

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Fairtrade Fortnight takes place every February. To celebrate STEM Glasgow have developed a series of challenges for pupils to complete. Have a go and share your answers using #STEMGlasgow on twitter.

Twitter Challenges - Maths Week 2017

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Maths Week 2017 takes place from 11-17th September. Celebrate Scotland's first Maths Week with some of the STEM Glasgow challenges. Share using #MathsWeekScot #MathsWeekGlasgow

Twitter Challenges - Maths Week 2018

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Maths Week Scotland is now in its 2nd year. To celebrate STEM Glasgow have created a daily twitter challenges. Tweet your answer using #STEMGlasgow

Twitter Challenges - Maths Week 2019

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To celebrate Maths Week Scotland 2019 STEM Glasgow have created daily twitter challenges. Have a go and tweet your answer using #STEMGlasgow.

Twitter Challenges - Space Week

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Space Week takes place every October. To celebrate STEM Glasgow have created daily twitter challenges for you to try. Have a go and tweet your answers using #STEMGlasgow