Big Bang Northern Ireland at Sentinus Young Innovators (Post Primary)

Programme Category: Post Primary
Target Group: Years 8 - 14
Availability: Selected Pupils, Whole Class
Duration: 1 Day

Programme Details:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Big Bang Northern Ireland, which incorporates Sentinus Young Innovators, is one of the largest events of its kind in the UK, celebrating the achievements of young people in STEM. At its centre is an exhibition of innovative and exciting project work carried out by students from schools throughout Ireland, and a range of interactive challenges for primary school pupils, incorporating The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition, open to all young people aged 11-19 and STEM project work from primary schools throughout Northern Ireland.

We also have interactive challenges in science & technology and robotics, for both primary and secondary level students, as well as many interactive activities for children to take part in on the day.

Inspire your young people by attending one our free workshops and shows covering a wide range of subjects, including space, robotics, engineering superheroes, flight, and much more.

In addition there is a range of 30 interactive stands provided by local companies, universities and public sector bodies, demonstrating the use of science and engineering in the workplace.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          To ENTER a project for the Northern Ireland regional finals of the Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition please go to  Register My Project for Northern Ireland Big Bang Fair

To find out more about our host of FREE STEM workshops and shows for young people between 8 and 17 years old, download the YI Workshops Flyer 2018



…the home of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering  & Mathematics) enrichment and enhancement activities for schools in Northern Ireland.


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