Are you up for the STEMQuest Challenge?

16th December

Learning, STEMQuest, Survitec Lumen Christi STEMQuest 2017 winners

As part of the NI Science Festival, we're calling all whizz kids to get involved with our annual STEMQuest (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) challenge!

To date, over 120 teams from across Northern Ireland have competed, with Lumen Christi (pictured above) triumphing last year.

We're now on the lookout for this year’s best science, technology, engineering and maths Key Stage 3 (1st – 3rd year) quiz teams of four to compete and test their knowledge against their peers from across the region, in a bid to become Northern Ireland’s top team!

Heats will take place locally in January and February with the winners competing in a ‘University Challenge style’ Grand Final, hosted again by well-known personality, Barra Best, at Titanic Belfast on 20th February 2018.

The closing date for entries for the STEM Quiz is 5th January 2018 - spaces are limited and will be given on a first come first serve basis. To enter, download and return the registration form below.

STEMQuest Registration Form

Siobhan McCartney, Titanic Belfast’s Learning and Outreach Manager, commented, “As the future need for Northern Irish Science STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) graduates grows, we are delighted to host our third STEM Quest Challenge. Its brilliant to see so many schools, teachers and pupils get involved and compete at such a high standard. We encourage KS3 pupils, whether you are science mad, geek chic or a mathematical whiz kid, to get your teacher to sign up and get involved!”

The STEMQuest event is just one of the Titanic Belfast’s outreach activities, working with the Survitec Group as our education partner since 2014. We now offer a total of eight workshops and three guided tours and was recently awarded the prestigious Sandford Award for Heritage Education, joining leading historic houses, museums, galleries, such as Hampton Court Palace, Brunel’s SS Great Britain in Bristol and Edinburgh Castle. For more information, visit our Learning pages.
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