The Catalyst Blog

Exploring new ideas, theories and approaches to STEM education. 

Thinking Scientifically

Thinking Scientifically

We are passionate about fostering a love of STEM in pupils, and setting them on a path to be environmental engineers and formulation chemists – but what about those students who are more interested in other subjects? How can they benefit from STEM enrichment? We believe everyone – us adults included – can benefit from learning to think scientifically! 

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How to start a STEM Club

How to start a STEM Club

At Phosphor we talk a lot about the importance and value of running STEM clubs in school – but how do you go about setting one up? As the end of the academic year approaches, and with an eye on the new year ahead, here is a (very quick) guide for what to do if you are thinking about setting up a STEM Club in your school.

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Experiential Learning!

Experiential Learning!

At Phosphor we are huge advocates of experiential learning – especially with STEM subjects which can seem very abstract when presented solely on a page in a textbook. Not only is it an essential way to engage learners, it is a great way of building more nuanced skills.

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