STEM Junior (Ages 5-8) (6 sessions)

Hands-on activities for young inventors – make and learn about physics, electronics, mechanics, etc.


Duration – 6 weeks

UK batch starts on 6th Jan 2021

Class size: 6

Class topics:

  1. Paper Helicopters – Make a paper helicopter, learn about the forces of gravity and lift, and how a helicopter works.
  2. Balloon Car – Build a car that is powered by air and learn Newton’s law of motion.
  3. DNA extraction – perform an experiment to understand the extraction of DNA and learn more about DNA.
  4. Make a bulb light up, a fan rotate, and learn about electricity.
  5. Complete circuits and learn about conductivity.
  6. Art Bot : Build a mini Robot that doodles as it moves.

Additional topics (covered if time permits or additional classes)

  • Mini greenhouse – growing plants in a bag. Build a basic greenhouse with things that you find at home and learn about the germination of seeds and green house effect.
  • Spitting bottle – an experiment to understand air pressure and gravity.
  • Build a catapult – Make a catapult to understand forces and energies.
  • Magnetic levitation – an experiment to understand the forces acting on an iron nail and learn the basics of magnetism.

Supply list: A £10/ $10 electronics kits from Amazon and a few basic stationery items. A detailed list will be shared upon registration.

Instructors Profiles:

Kadija, is an Information Technology Engineer and certified STEM Educator in Teaching Primary Science. She has been
teaching Science & Technology through hands on activities for the past 3 years. The course is STEM accredited.

Amina, an electronics engineer turned educator, has been working in the field of STEM education for the past three
years. She is a certified STEM activity designer and STEM curriculum planner.


Course Curriculum

Term 1
Paper Helicopters 00:00:00

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