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Imagine! STEM @ Home

Imagine! STEM @ Home

A DIY Imagine! STEM competition during lockdown

As the series of Imagine! masterclasses we had planned for Essex 2020 have had to be postponed, we are publishing the courses online.

You could win a prize

Build a model bridge – using only old cereal boxes, string, sticky tape and glue – which will support a 300g can of baked beans.

Make a video clip of your successes and/or failures. Send it to us before 1 July 2020 and you could win a prize. That's all you have to do.

Go to our ideas, links and resources section to find out more about "bridges, levers and tools" and how to enter.

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Greensward Academy at the IET Faraday Challenge

Students from the Greensward Academy attended thee 2019 IET Faraday Challenge, supported by the CSES

On 30th January 6 year 8 students attended the Faraday Challenge, run by the Institute of Engineering and Technology, at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford, supported by the Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society. The students (Isabella Vitney, Noah Garner, Jack Kelley, Austin Bateman, and Charlie Bracken) were given a problem to solve (the details are sworn to secrecy, as this is part of a National Competition) making use of circuits and various construction/engineering materials. They were expected to work as a team; design, create and promote their idea, keep to a budget, and obviously, come up with a solution.

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CSES Hosts IET Faraday Challenge 2019

CSES Hosts IET Faraday Challenge 2019

Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society (CSES) and Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) hosted another successful Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Faraday Challenge on Wednesday 30 January 2019.

Teams of students from Hylands School, St John Payne, Chelmer Valley High School, Greensward Academy, Chelmsford County High School for Girls, The Gilberd School, Colchester Royal Grammar School, Felsted Preparatory School and King Edward VI Grammar School participated in this tough but exciting challenge.

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Chelmsford primary schoolchildren create LEGO designs for the Year of Engineering

Press release: 25 June 2018

Children from Trinity Road Primary school were invited to attend the 2018 Chelmsford Science and Engineering Society (CSES) Schools' Engineering and Technology Competition at Anglia Ruskin University to present work they'd prepared as part of a school competition celebrating the Year of Engineering.

Children from Trinity Road Primary School proudly display their entries for the CSES competition at Anglia Ruskin University
Children from Trinity Road Primary School proudly display their entries for the CSES competition at Anglia Ruskin University

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