UK Space Design Competition March 14-15, 2020 UK National Finals

The UKSDC finals will be held at Imperial College London on the weekend of 14 -15th of March 2020 – congratulations to all the qualifying teams – we look forwarding to welcoming you! Information will be sent to the named supervisor for your team – please contact for any further details you may require.

NASA UK Space Scholarships July – Global Space Design Challenge

Calling all space cadets!  Fancy going to NASA?  Win a free scholarship to an 11 day summer programme in the centre of London at a top university. Apply now ! Enter our Global Space Design Challenge today and put your space design brainpower to the test! Download the brochure. [otw_shortcode_button href=”” size=”medium” icon_position=”left” shape=”square” color_class=”otw-red”]Apply

NASA – Waid Academy students get mention in Scottish Parliament – UK Space Design Competition

The winning team from the University of Edinburgh regional competition not only went on to be part of the winning team at the UKSDC finals, with four team members going to the ISSDC at the Kennedy Space Center, but now have

Team selected from the winning competition to represent the UK at the ISSDC

Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to represent the UK at the International Space Settlement Design Competition at the Kennedy Space Center in July Jan Apolin – Bedes Maria Uringa – Waid Academy Finn Ractliffe – Bedes Rory Hamilton – Waid Academy Eve Bracken-Ingram –  Waid Academy Shubhangi Mehta – Henrietta Barnett

How We Think and Learn

How We Think And Learn Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination. ~John Dewey, The Quest for Certainty, 1929 Catherine Twomey Fosnot Most people assume that learning results from teachers transmitting knowledge: clearly explaining concepts, procedures to be practiced, and facts to be memorized; then testing to assess retention