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.

5 steps to running a Day of STEM at your school:

  1. Register and create a free teacher account at www.dayofstem.com.au
  2. Choose an online program and theme for your Day of STEM:
    1. Collingwood STEM Cup (Maths careers in sports)
    2. Australia 2020 (Careers at the forefront of innovation)
    3. Women in STEM (Female professionals in STEM)
    4. Optus Cyber Security Experience (Cyber Security careers)
    5. South Sydney STEM Cup (Maths careers in sports)
  3. Choose in-class activities to complement your chosen program. Information here: http://dayofstem.org/australia/education/classroom-activities/
  4. Encourage other staff to join your Day of STEM. Students can run the program at anytime from class or at home.
  5. Share your success via social media and tag Facebook: @DayofSTEM or Twitter @DayofSTEM

Contact Ren­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ée Hoareau, Director, Education and Engagement at Day of STEM for assistance: renee@lifejourney.us