Big Bang at School
On Monday, 3rd April, Ballymena
Academy hosted a “Big Bang at School” event in the W.H. Mol Assembly Hall.
Sentinus arranged for science presenter, Neil Monteiro, to present a science
show to each of the Junior Year groups.
STEM subjects in school were invited to
produce a poster display showcasing examples of pupils’ work and projects.
The science show which lasted for 1hour
was entitled “Power Up!” Taking
a lesson from video games, this interactive show was a glimpse into how the
technology of the future might enable all humans to Power Up their abilities -
from cybernetic eyes to rocket shoes - and how the people of tomorrow might
look like the science fiction of today. It featured mass-experiments, games and
After school members of staff, Principals
of local Primary Schools and
parents of STEM club pupils, toured the exhibition,
speaking with STEM club pupil
about their projects in what was a celebration of STEM activity from across the school.