5 things to do at… The Big Bang Fair

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Explore hands-on STEM activities, careers panels, and workshops that will leave students on the edge of their seats…

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  • In 2024, The Big Bang Fair will take place at the NEC in Birmingham from Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 June. Book your free half-day session today.

1. Hands-on activities

From piloting submarines and driving robots to investigating the properties of materials, there’s something for every student at The Big Bang Fair. Ask questions, get involved, and let your class explore exciting STEM careers.

2. Inspiring careers panels

What do scientists look like? Can you spot an engineer? Challenge your students’ perceptions of who can do a STEM career with inspiring careers panels. Discover different routes into STEM, what a day in the life looks like, and more.

3. Amazing live shows

See STEM live on stage with shows from the Royal Institution and Medical Mavericks, completely free of charge. Catch the brand-new show from the Royal Institution before anyone else, and go on an adventure in AI.

4. Interactive treasure trail

Explore to win! Build a sticker collection, take a careers quiz and meet scientists, engineers, and STEM professionals as you explore The Fair. Complete three quests during your day at The Big Bang Fair for a chance to win £100.

5. Meet real scientists and engineers

Do your class love asking questions? Get inspired with careers in STEM, discover the variety and diversity of careers available, play STEM bingo and much more. All weird and wonderful questions are welcome!

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