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STEM

STEM

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. It involves lots of problem-solving, design challenges and thinking 'outside the box' - all things we love at Eccleston St. Mary's!

Lego and Harry Potter - the perfect combination!

Isn't K'Nex brilliant?!

How about making your own bingo machine?

Y2 are still creating bathing huts with moving wheels...

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Y1 have been set the challenge of creating a zoo - what better medium is there than Lego?!

To fit with their History topic about the seaside, Y2 have been set the task of creating a beach hut with a working axle...

Beach hut on wheels

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Last week Y2 were building lighthouses. This week they're designing contraptions with a working axle!

We all love Lego!

More lighthouses from Y2...

Y5 are making conveyor belts...

A working conveyor belt...

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Y2 have been looking at lighthouses ... and robots!

There's still nothing quite like Lego - this time with a Harry Potter theme...

Lego is wonderful for developing your design and engineering skills - and it's great fun!

Now Y5 are building bridges - it's going to be a challenge to make one stronger than this!

Mr Lyons has set Y5 a task to transport a tomato safely. Look at some of the ingenious ideas they've come up with...

Tomato rollercoaster!

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Tomato water transport!

Reception Class have been building castles, inspired by Jack and the Beanstalk...

Lego sweetie machine

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Have a look at this footage of a Lego sweetie machine. Do you think you could make something similar?

Whenever you 'play' with Lego, K'Nex, Sticklebricks etc you're using your STEM skills...

Creating an indoor tent is definitely evidence of great STEM skills...

Creating your own town definitely comes into this category...

Y5 have been asked to create an 'invention' - you can see some of them below...

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