We have put together a range of resources related to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) for Essex 2020 and beyond. With activities for children, ideas for events organisers, informative video and audio content and more we hope that you will find some inspiration and return to these pages for years to come.
We’re adding new resources all the time, so check back soon to see what’s new.
Matipo STEAM On! Resources
STEAM On! with Matipo. 30 videos with accompanying worksheets. Explore the natural world, outer space, food, transport and more through art and drama.
Little Stars Circus Science – GCSE PE
Little Stars Circus uses the circus art of contortion to demonstrate the principles of the skeletal and muscular systems. Watch the video and download a teacher pack.
Essex Police Video Resources
As part of Essex 2020’s celebration of STEAM, Essex Police showcased the abilities of their many teams who are constantly thinking of new and innovative ways to help people, keep…
Travelling Natural History Museum: Green Marine Home Resource
Three fantastic marine themed arts and crafts activities for sea-life fans of all ages from Travelling Natural History Museum.
Little Stars Circus Science – GCSE Chemistry
Little Stars Circus demonstrates the principle of combustion and hydrocarbons (in line with the national GCSE curriculum) using circus skills. Watch the video and download a teacher pack.
Essex 2020: The Big Education Conversation
We invited a panel of expert speakers from science, the arts, education and engineering to kick-start a Big Education Conversation about STEAM in Essex. Watch the session in full.
Travelling Natural History Museum: Golden Dinosaurs Home Resource
Three fantastic dinosaur themed arts and crafts activities for dino fans of all ages from Travelling Natural History Museum.
Firstsite Artist Activity Packs
Stay inspired with creative activities to do at home, from world renowned artists including Grayson Perry, Antony Gormley, Sarah Lucas and many more.
Signals Animation and Video Game Making Guides
Suite of six fantastic Animation and Video Game Making Workshop guides for children from Colchester’s award winning digital arts and education charity Signals.
Kinetika T100 Mandala Activity Packs
These beautiful resources can be used to take action within your local community.
The Essex 2020 Podcast Archive
In this series, we go behind the scenes of Essex 2020 – the UK’s biggest celebration of science and creativity. Meet some of the brilliant people and organisations who are…
City Photo Blog – Capturing 2020 with Scott Wright
In this City Photo Comp blog photographer Scott Wright gives tips on capturing the zeitgeist of this most unusual year.
City Photo Blog – Smartphone Photography with Shutterbugs
In this City Photo Comp blog Sarah from Shutterbugs includes a whole range of tips and advice on how to get the best from your mobile phone camera.
SPACE Studios Summer Art Activities at Home
Make your own camera obscura and learn how to create basic photographic print using household objects with these easy-to-use instruction packs from SPACE Studios.
City Photo Comp – Promotional Photography with Claire Naylor
Lifestyle photographer Claire Naylor explores how promotional photography can help you reach a wider following, as well as attracting customers if you have a business.
Essex Virtual Choir Archive – Minerva Scientifica
An archive of all sessions of the Essex Virtual Choir – celebrating remarkable women in science and music from Essex’s past and present as part of the Echoes from Essex…
Chelmsford Carnival Junk Band Videos
Our friends at Chelmsford Arts & Cultural Festival invite you to join the Chelmsford Junk Band and create your own instruments out of recycled materials.
3foot People Recycling Activity Pack
3foot People have joined forces with Love Your Chelmsford to bring you a super-fun, educational pack on the importance of recycling.
City Photo Blog – Portrait Photography with Mark Massey
In this City Photo Comp blog Southend-based photographer and graphic designer Mark Massey shares his tips and advice for portrait photography.
Matipo STEAM On! Taster Resources
STEAM On! with Matipo. Explore the natural world, outer space, food, transport and lots more through art and drama.
Jack the Artist STEAM Video Resources
A selection of fantastic high quality STEAM video tutorials and design project ideas from multi-disciplinary artist Jack Cornell.
Chelmsford Carnival Costume Making Video
Chelmsford Carnival may have been postponed for now but don’t let that stop you spicing up your life with some creative costume-making magic at home with this great video resource.
City Photo Comp – Action Shots with Little Stars Circus
The City Photo blog kicks off with an article themed around action shots and capturing poses. It features a little help from Little Stars Circus and their spectacular aerial dance…