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GSK STEM Matters

Come and see real world science!

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Rolls-Royce STEM in action

Take part in our interactive STEM activities, build a model of our Trent gas turbine and join the Shadow Works STARRSHIP journey.

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Be The Heart of Energy

Visit the National Grid stand for your chance to win £100!

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Energy Superheroes

Are you an Energy Superhero?

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Dr Ken - In a Spin

1 scientist, 1 briefcase and 1 bizarre phenomenom.

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MetaboLight

Try being a medical engineer, use light to measure your brain activity and see through your hand!

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Edible Science

Make your own medicine; extract active ingredients; and get stuck into chocolate.

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Entomology – the science of insects

Try your hand at live insect handling, scientific specimens under the microscope and interactive games.

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The OR Society’s Lego Furniture Factory

Design a miniature Lego furniture factory & learn how operational research makes things better.

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e-Bug: FREE Health Education Resources

e-Bug, operated by Public Health England, is an exciting, fun and free health education resource for teachers and school aged children.

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The Detective Project

Does science really solve crime? - come and discover how investigations really happen in the 21st Century.

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Dangerous Equations

Dangerous equations...or how to use the Laws of Physics to avoid probable death!

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Gastronaut and the Quantum Mechanical Chocolate Factory Show

The wildest, weirdest, most delicious STEM show on earth!

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Network Rail

How does technology support a 21st century railway?

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Game On

Game On: an entirely interactive science show about the science behind gaming.

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HS2 Future You

Create and race your own train and explore the future you on our stand.

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Intellectual Property Office

Visit the Cracking Ideas stand from the Intellectual Property Office and try your hand at our star attraction The Karaoke Shower!

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Immersive Experiences 360° VR

Journey through space, explore volcanoes or pilot your own plane!

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Future Makers Zone

Siemens' Future Makers Zone will allow budding engineers & scientists to experience STEM in action!

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Pass the Robot

Join us to play pass-the-robot with our LEGO MINDSTORM EV3 robot!

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Kent Makerspace

Draw a Radio Tag and see if yours is best.

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TATA Consultancy Services (TCS) - Digital Explorers

Become a Digital Explorer to unleash your potential!

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Robogals Workshop

Have you ever played with a LEGO MINSDTORM robot before? Come and learn how you can program them to do what you want it to!

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Engineers Without Borders UK

Bikes, Bubbles and Blustering Wind Turbines inspiring engineers everywhere!

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Bio_Hazard 2027

Teams must work fast and take decisive actions to stop the spread of a killer virus!

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Sellafield

What does it take to safety operate and decommission one of the world's most complex nuclear sites?

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Talent 2030 National Engineering Competition for Girls

How can engineers solve the challenges of the 21st Century? Talent 2030 finalists will tell you how!

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Build a laser orchestra

Play music with lasers and help us build an orchestra!

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Robotic Workshops 4 Schools

Enter our challenge to navigate out of the maze in the fastest time.

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University of Oxford Medical Research

A range of hands-on activities highlighting cutting edge medical research

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JCB - Building a Brighter Future

See what JCB do, touch real machines and build a JCB

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Operating Theatre Live!

Experience the UK's ultimate medical experience observe a real GI tract, observe a real brain and skull.

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IMA Maths Imperium

Fascinating mathematical puzzles that come in all shapes and sizes...

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Siemens presents Gadget Factory

Build your own electronic gadget to take home with you!

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Science Surprises and Completely Chemistry

Can you explain why the science tricks work?

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FLUX Dance

What has friction got to do with doing the "moonwalk" find out with FLUX Moving Science!

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EDF Energy Mobile Visitor Centre

So how is electricity generated in our power stations.

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Technicians Make It Happen

Take the Technicians Make It Happen challenge and see if you've got the skills needed to beat our technicians at their own game!

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Accelerator Dual

Come and race the world's fastest athletes....

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Heavy Metal Marine Biology

Expect the Unexpected!

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Heartwize - Anyone can save a life!

Learn the skills. Save a life. Have you got what it takes?

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ZEISS Digital Classroom

Digital Classroom solutions are designed to enhance the teaching & learning experience for students.

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3D Gummy Candy Printer

The world's first 3D Printer for Gummy Candy

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Make the Future

Discover Bright Energy Ideas at the Make the Future stand

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Maths Counts

At The Big Bang Fair we understand how important maths will be in the future, especially with the advances in digital technology...

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Wind tunnel challenge and science exhibits

Can you create a spinner to take on our amazing wind tunnel?

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E.ON Energise Anything

Various STEM based activities that really get you thinking!

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Thales

Play with VR, crack our code, drive on our simulator!

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Can you Stop the Flood?

Battle against the clock to stop the flood

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The ‘Not at’ CHRISTMAS LECTURES – The Language of Life

How do you make a chimpanzee yawn? Can you fake a laugh? What on earth has talking got to do with a whoopee cushion?

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Institution of Civil Engineers: Invisible Superheroes

Save Civil City! Help our super engineers protect us from the forces of nature and shape our world.

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STEMtastic's Simple Hovercraft

Discover the science of hovercraft with STEMtastic and make your own your own to take home!

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BAE Systems

Can you calculate where the ball will land? Our trajectories challenge could win you a prize!

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A Journey from Bench to Bedside

Explore how scientists use STEM to help the body heal itself.

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Leonardo

Leonardo technology – Putting the fun into engineering

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A Career with a View

Discover a career in optometry or audiology and start seeing things differently with Specsavers.

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Our radioactive world

Learn about radioactivity and how useful it can be.

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The WaterAid Minecraft Show

Explore WaterAid's technologies while playing MineCraft!

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The Acousatron

Buzz-Boing-Clank-Parp-Twang-Bang-BOOOM!! Make some seriously strange noise on the Noisy Toys Acousatron: mechanised instruments.

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Meccano

Bring your imagination to life. Building is just the beginning!

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Acoustics & Robotics at Salford

Interactive fun engineering; acoustics and robotics from the University of Salford.

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Dare to be Different

Do you Dare to be Different? Come and show us how!

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VR Radioactive waste journey to disposal

Get active about all things radioactive.

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Horizon Virtual Reality Rollercoaster

Ride our VR roller-coaster and see if you can collect the most tokens!

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Medical Mavericks - Mini Medics

See inside your body and see your organs and blood vessels on a screen!

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From Ambulance through to Good Health

The return of the gunge man a chance to get your hands inside a mock-up of an abdomen and see what you can find.

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Wild Adaptations

Put yourselves to the test against some of the world's most highly adapted species!

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Highways England

"Motorways of the Future" - what will they look like?

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3D Selfies by Backface

The Ultimate Selfie! Get 3D scanned in one of the UK's largest scanning rigs.

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Keep us safe

Criminals have targeted a research site causing thousands of pounds worth of damage, can you solve the crime?

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Nuclear Institute

Do you have what it takes to be a scientist or engineer in the Nuclear sector?

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IRO Rail Quiz and IRO Competition

Ask us for details on how you could win a family ticket to the Harry Potter tour or an I-Pad mini 4!

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RAF100 INSPIRE AREA

Sit in a Red Arrows Hawk, experience a VR flight, explore the inside of a jet engine and much more!

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Raspberry Pi Foundation

Join us on our stand and interact with our giant LED display, discover how our Pi-powered robots are programmed and have a go yourself!

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Explore engineering in virtual reality

Explore engineering in Virtual Reality and help Mike the alien get back to his parents in space!

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Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge

Build a robot and race it on our custom-built track!

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Rotary Technology Tournament

Find out about the amazing opportunities available from Rotary to challenge and enthuse young people in STEM subjects.

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ARCHER - Super Computers

Use a real mini supercomputer to predict weather and design aeroplanes!

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Be Fit and Appy

Food, exercise and apps to look after your body

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Biology Big Top

Come to the Biology Big Top to learn about some of biology’s big challenges.

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Be The Goalie

Be The Goalie is a riotous mashup of table football and camera-based motion detection, pitting life sized agility against pure, bar-honed foosball skills.

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The Cloud Factory

Experience super-sensory, delicious fruity clouds at The Cloud Factory!

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Royal Academy of Engineering

Visit our stand to discover the latest innovations in engineering and meet the engineers behind them, have a go at controlling a robot or get involved in some engineering of your own!

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Health Careers (NHS)

Fake blood, scanners, an ambulance and snot. Health Careers has it all!

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BBC Learning

Find out what happens when we put your scientific findings into action and science meets dance!

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University of Warwick

We have things that fly, machines that levitate and organisms that skulk on forest floors

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Guinness World Records™ Hotspot Challenge

Can you use your knowledge of science to earn you an official Guinness World Records title?

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Fingerprints, Fakes and Forgeries! & Going out with a Big Bang!

Board the Crime Scene Bus for hands-on Forensic activities

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Mathematical magic

Learn the maths behind the magic!

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