STEM at The Helix
All things Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths are
coming to The Helix Park this May!
STEM at The Helix is a one day event filled with interactive
workshops, experiments and insights. Celebrating young minds and
encouraging Scots, visitors and families alike to explore the
fields of science, technology, engineering and maths. The Helix
will be transformed into a hub of discovery with a full programme
of activity taking place across the park that's suitable for all
We'll have a number of workshop style activities on the day that
are drop in and will run throughout the afternoon, there is no need
to book in advance. This will include the following:
- The Glasgow Science Centre's Engineering With
Electronics: Drop in to try and become an Electronic
Engineer with our super user-friendly Little Bits kits. Learn about
circuits and work together to solve everyday electrical
- Balfour Beatty: Explore a series of workshops
themed around the construction of the new Forth Valley College's
Falkirk campus. Aiming to give local students an opportunity to
explore the build through cutting edge VR, allowing them to walk
through the college before it has even been built. Balfour Beatty
staff will be on hand to answer questions on careers in
construction, and help young people make better informed decisions
about their future.
- Dynamic Earth's Operation Earth: Take
part in Operation Earth, an exciting new national programme
exploring the amazing stories and science of the environment.
Become a trainee environmental scientist and help us investigate
our planet's land, air and oceans, and see if together we can find
solutions to some of the challenges Earth is facing with exciting
hands-on activities and demonstrations.
Plus many more! Young people can also expect to make slime,
experiment with detergents, build with Lego, get up close and
personal with nature and have a crack at coding!
So bring the whole family along to our free event and discover
STEM @ the Helix is supported by EventScotland as part of the
Scottish Government's Year of Young People 2018
Date: 19th May 2018
Time: 11am - 4pm
Ticket Price: Free
Location: The great lawn at The Helix Park