STEM tour to Berlin by air 4 days, 3 nights

STEM tour to Berlin by air 4 days, 3 nights

Our STEM tours offer students the opportunity to experience hands-on STEM excursions that motivate, enthuse and bring learning and career opportunities to life. Seeing real-life enterprises is an excellent way to create enthusiasm for the STEM subjects and see their application, inspiring the next generation of scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

Suggested itinerary

  • Day one
  • Fly from the UK to Berlin
  • Transfer to accommodation
  • Guided tour of city centre - overview with reference to all STEM issues, for example the TV Tower links to engineering
  • Evening at Leisure
  • Day two
  • Berlin Life Science Learning Lab
  • Science Center Spectrum
  • Evening at Leisure
  • Day three
  • BMW Plant Berlin
  • Deutsches Technikmuseum (Museum of Technology)
  • Evening at Leisure
  • Day four
  • Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron Berlin
  • Transfer to airport
  • Fly back to the UK

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STEM tour to Berlin by air 4 days, 3 nights

  • Deutsches Elektonen-Synchotron

    Subject range: STEM

    What you’ll experience:

    DESY, located in Zuethen on the south-east edge of the city, is one of the world’s leading particle accelerator centres. Researchers use the large-scale facilities at DESY to explore the microcosm.

    Select says:

    Links to learning include: physics, particle physics, maths, engineering, design.

  • Deutsches Technikmuseum (Museum of Technology)

    Subject range: STEM

    What you’ll experience:

    The museum is focused on the history of technology. It is regarded as a high profile teaching establishment where students have an opportunity to investigate a range of machines and technologies.

    Select says:

    STEM subjects can all find something here with which key ideas can be addressed - a great visit. Links to learning include: power engineering, chemicals & pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, maths & computer science, aerospace, power engineering, brewery technology, networks exhibition.

  • BMW Plant Berlin

    Subject range: STEM

    What you’ll experience:

    A guided tour of the plant gives insights into many aspects of design, production, engineering and manufacturing. These can be related to parts of the other STEM subject syllabuses.

    Select says:

    This is a good learning opportunity to take back and relate to externally examined parts of your course as well as the students own design and production activity. Links to learning include: production, design, manufacturing, materials & processes.

  • Science Center Spectrum

    Subject range: STEM

    What you’ll experience:

    Newly re-opened after a redevelopment programme, this is an excellent opportunity to learn through experimentation as well as utilising a range of exhibitions. Some 150 interactive exhibits make science and technology an interactive experience where students can learn many of the basics of science along with technical principles in a fun way.

    Select says:

    A wealth of hands-on learning opportunities covering many aspects of all STEM subjects. Links to learning include: electricity & magnetism, heat & temperature, light & vision, mechanics & motion, microcosm to macrocosm.

  • Berlin Life Science Learning Lab

    Subject range: Science

    What you’ll experience:

    There are opportunities for students to undertake more than 400 hands-on lab experiments and lectures in genetics, neurobiology, cell biology, radioactivity and chemistry. Mainly focussed on Life Sciences there are links to several subjects relevant to the facilities here.

    Select says:

    This location is highly regarded in Germany as one of the leading innovators in teaching and learning. Learning links include: genes, microbiology, cell biology, plant physiology, radioactivity and chemistry.

  • Guided tour of Berlin city centre

    Subject range: STEM

    What you’ll experience:

    A tour through the centre of the city so that you can relate the great sites you can see, such as the Brandenburg Gate, the TV Tower and Potsdamer Platz, to the issues in your subject that are relevant to the course your students follow.

    Select says:

    Berlin makes for a valuable teaching and learning environment. Learning links to maths, technology, engineering, science.

STEM tour to Berlin by air 4 days, 3 nights

Learning areas:

KS4

AQA D&T Electronic Products

Design & Manufacture

AQA D&T Graphics

Design & Manufacture

Processes & Manufacture

AQA D&T Product Design

Materials & Components

Design & Market Influences

Processes & Manufacture

AQA D&T Resistant Materials

Materials & Components

Design & Market Influences

Processes & Manufacture

AQA D&T Systems & Control Technology

Materials & Components

Design & Market Influences

Industrial Processes & Manufacture

Systems & Control

Industrial Practices

Information & Communication Technology

AQA Engineering

Material, Technologies & Design Considerations

Designing, Communicating & Manufacturing

Application of Technology

Developing Design & Manufacturing Products

Edexcel D&T Electronic Products

Materials & Components

Industrial & Commercial Processes

Analysing Products

Designing Products

Technology

Sustainability

Ethical Design & Manufacture

Edexcel D&T Graphics

Materials & Components

Industrial & Commercial Processes

Analysing Products

Designing Products

Technology

Sustainability

Ethical Design & Manufacture

Edexcel D&T Resistant Materials

Materials & Components

Industrial & Commercial Processes

Analysing Products

Designing Products

Technology

Sustainability

Ethical Design & Manufacture

Tools & Equipment

Edexcel Engineering

Product Specifications & Production Plans

Modern Technologies

Investigating Engineered or Manufactured Products

Edexcel Manufacturing

Modern Technologies

Investigating Engineered or Manufactured Products

OCR D&T Electronics & Control Systems

OCR D&T Graphics

OCR D&T Industrial Technology

OCR D&T Product Design

OCR D&T Resistant Materials

Consideration of Products

Consideration of The Environment#

Consideration of Society & Economy

Working with Tools & Processes

Selecting Processes

Designing for Success

OCR Engineering

Study of an Engineered Product

Engineering Processes

Real World Engineering

Impact of Modern Technologies on Engineering

OCR Manufacturing

Study of a Manufactured Product

Engine Manufacturing Processes

Real World Manufacturing

Impact of Modern Technologies on Manufacturing

AQA Biology

Cell Biology

Organisation

Bioenergetics

Homeostasis & Response

Ecology

AQA Physics

Forces

Energy

Waves

Electricity

Magnetism & Electromagnetism

Particle Model of Matter

Atomic Structure

Space Physics

AQA Chemistry

Atomic Structure & Periodic Table

Bonding Structures & Properties of Matter

Quantitative Chemistry

Chemical Changes

Energy Changes

The rate And Extent if Chemical Change

Organic Chemistry

Chemical Analysis

Chemistry of the Atmosphere

Using Resources

Edexcel Biology

Influence on Life

Components of Life

Using Biology

Edexcel Chemistry

Chemistry in our World

Discovering Chemistry

Chemistry in Action

Edexcel Physics

Universal Physics

Physics in Your Future

Applications of Physics

OCR C21 Biology

You and Your Genes

Keeping Healthy

Living Together – Food & Ecosystems

Using Food & Controlling Growth

Human Body – Staying Alive

Life on earth

Ideas about Science

OCR Gateway Biology

Cell Level Systems

Scaling Up

Organism Level Systems

Community Level Systems

Genes, Inheritance & Selection

Global Challenges

OCR C21 Chemistry

Air & water

Chemical Patterns

Chemicals & the Natural Environment

Material Choices

Chemical Analysis

Making Useful Chemicals

Ideas about Science

OCR Gateway Chemistry

Particles

Elements, Compounds & Mixtures

Chemical Res=actions

Predicting and Identifying Reactions & Products

Monitoring & Controlling Chemical Reactions

Global Challenges

OCR C21 Physics

Radiation & Waves

Sustainable Energy

Electric Circuits

Explaining Motion

Radioactive Materials

Matter – Models & Explanations

Ideas about Science

OCR Gateway Physics

Matter

Forces

Electricity

Magnetism and Magnetic Fields

Waves in Matter

Radioactivity

Energy

Global Challenges

AQA Maths

Number

Algebra

Ratio, Proportion & Rates of Change

Geometry & Measures

Probability

Statistics

Edexcel Maths

Number

Algebra

Ratio, Proportion & Rates of Change

Geometry & Measures

Probability

Statistics

OCR Maths

Number Operations & Integer

Approximation & Estimation

Ration, Proportion & Rates of Change

Algebra

Basic Geometry

Congruence & Similarity

Mensuration

Probability

Statistics

KS5

AQA D&T Product Design 3D

Materials, Components & Application

Design & Making Practices

AQA D&T Systems Control Technology

Materials, Components & Application

Design & Manufacture

Edexcel Engineering

Engineering Materials, Processes & Techniques

Role of the Engineer

Principles of Design, Planning & Prototyping

Applied Engineering Systems

Engineering Environment

Edexcel D&T Product Design

Design & Technology in Practice

Designing for the Future

Commercial Design

OCR D&T Product Design

Product Study

Product Design

Design Challenge

OCR Electronics

Simple Systems

Signal Processors

Electronic Control Systems

Communication Systems

AQA Maths

Pure Core Modules

Statistics Modules

Mechanics Modules

Decision Modules

Edexcel maths

Core Modules

Further Pure Modules

Mechanics Modules

Statistics Modules

Decision Modules

OCR Maths

Core Modules

Further Pure Modules

Mechanics Modules

Probability & Statistics Modules

Decision Modules

AQA Biology

Biological molecules

Cells

Organisms exchange substances with their environment

Genetic information, variation and relationships between organisms

Energy transfers in and between organisms

Organisms respond to changes in their internal and external environments

Genetics, populations, evolution and ecosystems

The control of gene expression

AQA Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

AQA Physics

Measurements and their errors

Particles and radiation

Waves

Mechanics and materials

Electricity

Further mechanics and thermal physics

Fields and their consequences

Nuclear physics

Astrophysics

Medical physics

Engineering physics

Turning points in physics

Electronics

Edexcel Biology A

Natural Environment & Species Survival

Energy, Exercise and Coordination

General & Practical Applications

Edexcel Biology B

Biochemistry, Microbiology & Genetics

Physiology, Evolution & Ecology

General & Practical Applications

Edecxel Chemistry

Inorganic & Physical Chemistry

Organic & Physical Chemistry

General & Practical Applications

Edexcel Physics

Working as a Physicist

Mechanics

Electric Circuits

Electric & Magnetic Fields

Nuclear & Particle Physics

Materials

Waves & particle Nature of Light

Thermodynamics

Space

Nuclear radiation

Gravitational Fields

Oscillations

General & Practical Principles

OCR Biology

Foundation

Exchange & Transport

Biodiversity, Evolution & Disease

Communication, Homeostasis & Energy

Genetics, Evolution & Ecosystems

OCR Chemistry A

Foundations

Periodic Table & Energy

Organic Chemistry

Physical Chemistry and Transition Elements

Organic Chemistry & Analysis

OCR Chemistry B

Elements of Life

Developing Fuels

Elements from the Sea

Ozone Story

What’s in a Medicine

Chemical Industry

Polymers and Life

Oceans

Developing Metals

Colour by Design

Chemical Literacy

OCR Physics

Foundation

Forces & Motion

Electronics, waves & Photons

Newtonian World & Astrophysics

Particle & Medical Physics

 

 

 

 

 

 

STEM tour to Berlin by air 4 days, 3 nights

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    aletto Hotel Kudamm

    Our rating: PLUS

    Location: Berlin

    Capacity: 850

    Located a 2 minute walk from Berlin Zoological Garden, and 4km from the Brandenburg Gate. This contemporary hotel has great facilities and is well recommended.

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    Acama Kreuzberg Youth Hotel

    Our rating: PLUS

    Location: Berlin

    Capacity: 599

    Located in the popular Kreuzberg District, this youth hotel is 4km from both Alexanderplatz central square and the Berlin Zoological Garden.

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    A&O Friedrichshain

    Our rating: PLUS

    Location: Berlin

    Capacity: 851

    Situated in Friedrichshain on the edge of the city centre, and close to public transport links.

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    A&O Berlin Mitte

    Our rating: PLUS

    Location: Berlin

    Capacity: 1600

    Located centrally in the Mitte district of Berlin, a great base from which to discover the city!

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    Steps Hotel

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    Location: Berlin

    Capacity: 39 rooms

    In a convenient location in the district of Mitte in Berlin, situated in central yet quiet area. A 6 minute walk from Nauener Platz U-Bahn station,  3km from the Berlin Wall memorial and 5km from the Brandenburg Gate.

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    Hotel Transit Loft

    Our rating: PLUS

    Location: Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

    Capacity: 313

    The Transit Loft is a modern hotel situated in a converted old factory building in the Prenzlauer Berg area of Berlin, just a few minutes away from Alexanderplatz, Hackescher Markt, the Museums Island and Kollwitzplatz. This hotel offers bright, friendly and functionally furnished accommodation for your school trip to Berlin.

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