A DIY Imagine! STEM competition during lockdown
We are pleased to publish our Imagine! masterclasses for Essex 2020 online.
You could win a prize
Build a model bridge – any design with a span of at least 30cm using only old cereal boxes, string, sticky tape and glue – which will support a 300g can of baked beans.
Send us a video of your bridge attempts, both successful and those which don't quite defy gravity! Prizes will be awarded for the best (and worst) attempts.
Go to our ideas, links and resources section to find out more.
For our centenary year, 2020, we have worked with Essex County Council and Chelmsford City Council to celebrate Essex 2020 – a year of Science and Creativity – with hundreds of events being organised by a range of organisations and people.
This county-wide STEAM festival is putting the creative arts into STEM, and as part of this CSES is running a Centenary Photographic Competition open to primary and secondary students in Essex.
A visual celebration of Science and Engineering in Essex
We want you to take and submit photographs which capture what is unique or special about science and technology from across our amazing county. From the longest pier in the world and the birthplace of radio, to Nobel prize winners, companies that put image sensors into space and much, much more...
Showcasing women in STEM and engaging children through music and song
Are you interested in learning more about incredible local women from the past and present working in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine industries? Chelmsford Theatres have teamed up with Electric Voice Theatre to bring you eight FREE weekly sessions with historian Dr Fara and a modern-day scientist, starting from Monday 27 July.
Essex Cultural Diversity Project has teamed up with Chelmsford City Council, to create an opportunity for artists to creatively respond to the rich story of Chelmsford as a city and district, its heritage and ambitions for the future.
A key aim of this place-based commission is to celebrate diversity, as well as harness and explore digital innovation as part of Essex2020 – Year of Science and Creativity. We are particularly interested in looking at Chelmsford’s rivers and waterways; how they connect people and places, and form an integral part of the area’s environment and cultural, agricultural and industrial history.