Teen entrepreneurs pair with Day of STEM mentors to solve design challenges – Innovateen Design Challenge

Teen entrepreneurs pair with Day of STEM mentors to solve design challenges – Innovateen Design Challenge

The first annual Innovateen Design Challenge was held in March with Sydney secondary schools working alongside Day of STEM industry mentors on a range of real-world design challenges. Brigidine College Randwick hosted the two-day challenge on March 15-16 alongside neighbouring Marcellin College, Randwick Boys High School and Randwick Girls High School.

“Johnson & Johnson are happy to be an industry mentor for the Innovateen Design Challenge. We’re very excited to see the solutions and perspectives from the teams! We need the next-generation to be prepared to help solve the problems facing our society in the future.”

Anelo Cournut, Day of STEM Mentor and General Manager for Cardiovascular Solutions, at Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices

Win a South Sydney Rabbitohs STEM Cup Experience

Win a South Sydney Rabbitohs STEM Cup Experience

Win a chance to attend a South Sydney Rabbitohs home match and gain a behind-the-scenes understanding of maths in sport. To be eligible students must participate in The South Sydney STEM Cup (access here), an online maths challenge based on the real-world career of the South Sydney’s Football Club’s Capologist, Peter Legg.

Teachers are invited to join a free webinar with Day of STEM industry mentor, Nathan Holland, Cisco Internet of Things architect, who is featured on The South Sydney STEM Cup (information below).

STEM Careers of the Future: Meet a Mentor Event

STEM Careers of the Future: Meet a Mentor Event

Online Webinar AND Live Event in Sydney

You are invited to meet Day of STEM Mentor, Nathan Holland, Internet of Things Architect at Cisco, to gain an insight into the diversity of exciting STEM careers of the future. Listen to an engaging talk with Nathan about his role and discuss the hard and soft skills students need to achieve success in STEM careers. Nathan is a Day of STEM mentor in the Collingwood STEM Cup and South Sydney STEM Cup. The webinar and live event would be valuable for teachers interested in raising STEM career awareness in the classroom using the STEM Cup programs..  

Run a Day of STEM for National Science Week

Run a Day of STEM for National Science Week

Encourage STEM career awareness at your school during National Science Week (Aug 11-19, 2018)

Day of STEM is a free online STEM career awareness program suitable for Grades 7-12. Students experience a ‘day in the life’ of a range of Australian STEM professionals through online videos, interactive Q&A sessions and immersive skill-based experiences. Each program runs for 45 mins – 1 hour and can be completed individually or in pairs. To extend student learning, teachers can follow the online Day of STEM programs with suggested classroom activities.

Classroom activities to complement Day of STEM

Classroom activities to complement Day of STEM

When using Day of STEM in the classroom, teachers can provide hands-on extension activities for students to continue their STEM skills development. This handy list is suitable for Grades 7-12 and can be used to complement each Day of STEM program.

For more information, please email Renee Hoareau, Day of STEM Director, Education and Engagement: renee@lifejourney.us