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British Motor Museum to host special Girls in STEM Day

The British Motor Museum will host a special Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) day on Wednesday 29 June. It will feature interactive STEM based activities for girls in years 8 to 10.

Girls in STEM day

The day will begin with an presentation and Q&A with Louise Reynolds, Vehicle Line Director at Jaguar Land Rover. Louise will share her story at one of the UK’s biggest producers of luxury and sport utility vehicles. Later, students will take an interactive tour of the collection discovering female pioneers in motoring history. In addition, there will be opportunities to race remote controlled Jaguar D-types around a special track and try out some hands-on science activities with the STEM Ambassadors from MoD Kineton.

Finally, The day will culminate with a special presentation from members of the all female driver line-up of Laser Tools GB4 Racing team. Students will receive a goody bag containing two STEM activities including a salt powered car kit to take away.

The cost is just £12.50 per pupil for a full day at the Museum running from 10am – 2pm. The Museum’s Travel Support Scheme with the support of Arts Council England is also available to help cover schools’ transport costs.

Inspiring female scientists

Claire Broader from the Museum’s Learning and Engagement Team said:

“We’re delighted to be hosting our Girls in STEM Curriculum Day. We hope it will inspire female scientists and engineers of the future. This is an exciting day of immersive and interactive learning in an unique setting, surrounded by our amazing collection of historic British cars.”

To find out more information about the event please telephone 01926 895295 or visit the website at https://www.britishmotormuseum.co.uk/learning/schools/secondary/stem

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