What is Six for Six?

Impactful STEM education for students aged 7-16

Six for Six is a portfolio of resources that features six episodes of learning for six core modules aimed at students aged 7-16. Each Six for Six module features six complementary resources aligned to curriculum requirements for STEM subjects using real-world examples of Siemens technology, engineering or manufacturing principles as basis for learning.

What is included in each Six for Six Module?

Each Six for Six module includes: 

 

  • An overview and learning objectives for the six resoruces.
  •  Curriculum matrix including learning outcomes.
  •  Recommendations for when and how to use the resources.
  • Links to additional learning opportunities and events associated with the STEM learning framework and calendar.

 

 

Why did Siemens develop Six for Six?

At Siemens we are committed to providing programs for meaningful STEM education.  Six for Six was developed following research that evidenced the most impactful means of ensuring message recall is to provide six opportunities for interaction, we have therefore have curated six modules that offer opportunities to contextualise, investigate and learn more about a given topic over a period six learning episodes.

 

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Understanding the human body - KS2

Using and interpreting images to understand systems such as digestion and skeletal in the human body.

Living in a world made by STEM - KS2

Llooking at the changes made to the world around us by developments in science and technology.

Energy for Thrills - KS3/KS4

Seeing how the concept of energy transfer can help us make sense of everything from rollercoasters to double deck buses.

Power to the People - KS3/KS4

The quality of our lives depends upon a reliable and cheap supply of energy. This needs to be achieved without damaging the environment however.

Getting around - KS3/KS4

Transport systems are crucial to modern life but need careful planning and operation to be fit for purpose. Thought needs to be given to the technology  used, organisation and energy sources.

Building the things we need - KS3/KS4

Manufacturing skills are crucial to providing the products we need but they also provide jobs and develop skills. Manufacturing uses scientific ideas, logical thinking and an understanding of the wider world.