Big Bang Digital – science, engineering & Covid-19
Big Bang Digital is a free online event for young people aged 11+ to celebrate the amazing work of scientists and engineers in the pandemic.
Running from 10am to 4pm on Tuesday 14 July the day will include short, inspiring sessions looking at a range of ways people have been helping during the pandemic.
Young people will get a front-line view of the incredible work scientists and engineers have done during lockdown and have the opportunity to ask them questions throughout the day.
It’s a perfect way to help young people see the important and inspiring ways of what they learn at school and how it is used in real life. If your son or daughter is interested in STEM and they want to in hear from the people behind the news stories this will leave them feeling inspired.
From live polling and Q&A sessions, with activities to do during and after the event and a chance to win prizes Big Bang Digital is suitable for the whole family.
The incredible line-up…
- Meet TV & Radio Science Presenter, Podcaster & YouTuber Greg Foot as he hosts the event live with lots of special guests throughout the day.
- Hear from front-line NHS staff on how they use their STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) skills to help care for patients with Covid-19.
- Join BBC Gastronaut Stefan Gates and his daughter Poppy on a stunning scientific adventure through the colours of the rainbow in a show filmed in the Gastrolab.
- Ask world-renowned scientists, Sir Jeremy Farrar and Nobel Prize winner Sir Paul Nurse all your coronavirus related questions.
Spread the word – share with friends, family and your child’s school.
For more details and to look at the full-line up visit: www.digitalbigbang.co.uk
RAF LIVE NORTH
Wednesday 15th July 2020
Between 10am - 2pm
With the recent pandemic precluding face to face engagement, the RAF are running an RAF LIVE online careers fair. This is a fully moderated, GDPR compliant event that will allow pupils to see what the RAF has to offer and to view videos of different roles within the RAF with a live Q&A session throughout the day!
To register for the event, please subscribe here: https://learnliveuk.com/raf-live-north/
Learn Live offer a fully moderated, 24/7 LIVE CHAT accessible to all. For the video tutorial on how to use the LIVE CHAT, please see here: https://vimeo.com/426183878
If any pupils would like general information about RAF careers then please visit https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment/
Parents may be interested in The Parents Guide https://www.raf.mod.uk/recruitment/parents-guardians
Applications for work experience with Lancashire Teaching Hospitals are accepted January, February, May and September.
How do you get into Medical School?
We've produced a really useful guide for your students interested in studying medicine at university. It's completely free so feel free to link to it below or forward onto your students considering medicine who are aged 14-17.
It covers all the questions we usually get asked by students surrounding the application process to med school from personal statements to interviews, UKCAT examinations, work experience and A-level questions.
Here's the link:
We hope it can be useful to your students considering careers in medicine and that it can be added to your school resources list. We also welcome any questions from your budding medics anytime!
The PremedProjects Team