Middlesex University - STEM Festival

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Join us for an enriching celebration of British Science Week on Wednesday 13 March as the STEM Festival returns to Middlesex University. An interactive and engaging event showcasing the array of STEM subjects and careers available to young people.
Wed 13 March 2024 - 10:00 to 19:00

Explore STEM
From captivating robot showcases to immersive virtual reality experiences, this event is a chance to explore, learn, and be inspired.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to expand horizons and have fun:
- Challenge accepted: Push your limits with our state-of-the-art sports equipment. Let's put your maximal strength to the test and see what we can achieve together!
- Step right up for the Motion Drive eXperience! Top of FormStrap yourself in, put on your Oculus Rift, and feel the rush as you embark on a rollercoaster ride like no other. Get ready to twist, turn, and soar through the virtual world.
- Meet the robots with attitude: Ever wanted to command your own robotic crew? Now's your chance! Step up and take control of Myrtle's student-designed robots. Whether you're guiding them through challenges or just seeing what mischief they can get up to, it's sure to be a blast!
- Unlock the power of your mind with our "Mind over Matter" challenge! Put your abilities to the test and see just how skilled you are at controlling your thoughts.
- Delve into Disease – Diagnosis – Drugs: Explore how molecular biology and biochemistry helps us understand disease, enhance diagnostic methods, and shape treatment development.
- Journey through our Media Village, where you'll immerse yourself in the dynamic world of film and animation production. Get ready to unleash your creativity and explore the thrilling array of roles that bring stories to life on screen!"

Students Activities and Talks
A programme full of activities designed to inspire and educate in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics:
- Meet British inventor Ruth Amos: Award-winning British inventor Ruth Amos will be presenting “What we can learn from Popcorn Firing Doorbells and Jam-Firing Rockets” a captivating journey through the world of invention*
- Robotics Workshop: Students can dive into hands-on robot building sessions to learn about engineering and programming.
- Science Expo: Let students showcase their own scientific projects, fostering creativity and exploration.
- STEM Challenges: Encourage teamwork and problem-solving with interactive challenges like building structures or solving puzzles.
- Virtual Reality Adventures: Students can immerse themselves in educational VR experiences.
- Live Science Demonstrations: Witness captivating experiments showcasing scientific principles in action.
- Career Insights: Learn about diverse STEM careers from professionals sharing their experiences.
- STEM Games: Fun challenges and quizzes reinforcing STEM concepts.


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