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The Ultimate STEM Challenge is back!

The Ultimate STEM Challenge is back! This year it’s all about biodiversity. One of the biggest risks to humanity is the alarming reduction in wildlife and diversity on our planet. That’s why this year’s Ultimate STEM Challenge aims to support teachers with high quality materials and help pupils aged 9 to 14 learn about the topic and inspire them to take positive action locally. The USC resources are designed to support the science, geography, design and technology and computing curricula with different activities for primary and secondary pupils. Video lessons from wildlife presenter Michaela Strachan, together with lesson plans and homework activities, bring the topic to life in a practical and accessible way. The challenge encourages pupils to put their knowledge into practice in their own community, designing their very...

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USC 2020 update

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An update on the Ultimate STEM Challenge 2020

The Ready.Steady.Science! series

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At home experiments for all children - big or small

New Home Learning Page

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In recent weeks, many children have found themselves learning at home.

Our 2020 bp Ultimate STEM Challenge Finalists

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We are happy to announce our 2020 Ultimate STEM challenge Finalists.

Meet the 2020 Ultimate STEM Challenge Judges

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Meet the judges who chose the 2020 Ultimate STEM challenge finalists for the Hackathon.

It’s nearly time for this year’s Ultimate STEM Challenge

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The Ultimate STEM Challenge is inviting young people to design a new piece of wearable tech that will improve lives in the future.

Three new posters to kick off 2020!

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A round up of our new posters to help with your future lessons.

Blundell's School crowned winner of the bp Ultimate STEM Challenge 2019

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Young scientists from Blundell’s School win national STEM competition

Ultimate STEM Challenge and Science Fair at the Science Museum By Roger Highfield

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Roger Highfield gives his thoughts on the Ultimate STEM Challenge and Science Fair at the Science Museum today.

Finalists announced for the bp Ultimate STEM Challenge

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We're excited to announce the Ultimate STEM Challenge 2019 finalists!

Great STEM careers advice

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Changing perceptions and creating better futures for your students

Seven ways to improve STEM education in your primary school

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A former STEM Co-ordinator and now Assistant Head, Dr Tracey Ellis shares guidance on how to improve the teaching of STEM.

bp celebrates 50 years supporting education in the UK

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At bp we are proud to be celebrating our 50th anniversary of investing in education in the UK.

This is Engineering

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bp supports This is Engineering, a multi-year campaign to encourage more young people from all backgrounds to consider engineering careers

How do rollercoasters keep moving?

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Celebrate the Year of Engineering with our latest video resource which explores curriculum science at the theme park.

Help your pupils see the magic in science

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Explore the topic of Light through the story of Peter Pan.

Welcome to the new bp educational service website

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We’re excited to announce the launch of our new and refreshed bp educational service website. Read on to find out about our new features.

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Ultimate STEM Challenge!

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Young scientists from Walton Priory School wowed the judges during the USC 2018 final.

Making science relevant

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The Science Capital Teaching Approach supports teachers in helping students find more meaning and relevance in science subjects.

Meet the scientists

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Meet the scientists is a series of live web chats between bp scientists and secondary school students around the UK.

Teacher videos

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We gave primary school teachers cameras and asked them to document how they use bpES resources to support their science teaching.