Over 1200 young people enjoyed the IET Coventry and Warwickshire stand at the fair at the Ricoh Arena on 8th. and 9th. November. The children were most interested in the the Brainbox electrical kit, the video microscope which they used to examine several bugs (ugh!) leaves, potato, onion, skin, hair and "Mummy, look, I really did clean my ears!".
Over 40,000 attended the event with over 15,000 young people enjoying lots of hands-on activities. Special thanks to the organising team, to the IET, Roger Medwell and Derrick Willer who helped to fund the show.
Whittle Wonders win UK F1 in Schools
The team from North Leamington School is going to Abu Dhabi to compete in the World Finals.
However they are trying to raise funding for the trip and hope that you or your company can help.
Please email Shiela Bradford for further information.
Please see the above link for the Mentoring and Career Manager services. Contact Kathryn Bain (KBain@theiet.org) at HQ. Also, our local PRAs and other committee members are happy to help with finding mentors, etc. to help you.
You may be aware that the IET is the FIRST LEGO League Operational Partner in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The FIRST LEGO League is a global science and technology competition for teams of up to 10 students, aged between 9 to 16 years, to encourage an interest in real world issues and develop crucial key skills. Each year the teams build,...