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What’s your Problem? – How we learn with Young Engineers

Here at Young Engineers we introduce STEM concepts through student-centered methods. Each session starts with the introduction to a STEM concept. Our learners then build a moving model using pictorial instructions. This model is used to help the child understand our STEM concept in more detail.  Children are encouraged to add and adapt the model in line with their own …

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Calling all Astronauts!

Hands up who wanted to be an astronaut when they were little? While I didn’t quite make it as an astronaut I was fortunate enough to develop a career building and testing satellites and putting them into space. I go into schools and talk about space and my career, I just love the wow factor of space and of course …

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Rosetta the Comet Chaser

  As someone who loves space, this last week has been another exciting one in our exploration of space. The Rosetta spacecraft which launched when I was a teenager in 1997 came to the end of its mission, crashing into comet 67P. This amazing mission is a testament to the power of STEM.  Engineers in the 1980s designed and built Rosetta, scientists …

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Its only Rocket Science

Ask me anything I’m a rocket scientist! I used to love saying that to people (I was a teenager at the time!). Now that a few years have passed I say it less, however I do love telling people about my career in the space industry because they never stop reminding me of how, cool, amazing, unbelievable (and many more …

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