Science and Engineering goes with a Big Bang at Uxbridge College
Students from schools all over the west London area took part in an event to bring science and engineering to life, hosted at Uxbridge College.
The Big Bang West London, supported by STEM Learning, was open to students age 8-18 years.
Hundreds of young people took part in workshops and activities supported by organisations including:
Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
The IET (Institution for Engineering and Technology)
Middlesex County Automobile Club
University of West London
National Space Academy
Morgan Sindall Aviation
Robotics Workshops for Schools
Jeremy King: Engineering in Schools
London Air Ambulance
Nick Sayers' Giant Drawing Machine
This Big Bang London event was part of a national network of events under The Big Bang banner, and was organised by Uxbridge College and Seventh Corner. The national programme includes similar regional events, The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair at Birmingham NEC, and The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Competition.
The Big Bang aims to encourage more young people to take STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) subjects and to celebrate their achievements in this area.