Steam School is an award winning virtual club for future inventors, engineers entrepreneurs and digital creators. They host 6 missions every year exploring #STEAM4GOOD projects and futuristic technology. Learners can journey through each mission by participating in weekly broadcasts with STEAM experts and choose from 18 different challenges to complete as scientists, engineers, artists, digital makers and entrepreneurs.
Their network of supporters, speakers and partners in the science and technology sector is unrivalled. Previous broadcast guests include global brands like Instagram, Pokemon Go, Google and Fortnite. They also find global tech start ups, young and social entrepreneurs with inspirational stories to tell.
This term they are hosting a mission called 'Feed the World' exploring sustainable and futuristic food technology. Our guests include:
✅Too Good To Go (food waste app - download it if you haven’t already)
✅Higher Steaks (making meat with stem cell technology in a lab)
✅Get Nourish3d (3D printing food)
✅Eat Grub (insect superfood)
✅LetUs Grow (vertical farming)
Steam School provides young people with a unique opportunity to explore futuristic science and tech innovations, inspiring and equipping students to become #futureready.
Their members utilise their programme in a number of different ways including Steam School Clubs, careers programmes, timetabled lessons, homework and independent learning.
You can take a look at what they do here:
ALPSIT are now working with Steam School to offer a unique package for our schools. Head to our special funding page to find out more - https://alpsit.org.uk/funding/special-funding-discounts/steam-school
Plans for their 2020/2021 projects can be found in this document -
Recent national press coverage: https://edtechnology.co.uk/schools/steam-school-virtual-academy-sees-demand-soar-in-lockdown/