•   Pre-16 Learners

Constructing a Life on Mars (CaLoM)

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The Constructing a Life on Mars project will give you the opportunity to work as part of team to research and find out about how people are planning to travel and live on Mars. You will also:
• Work as part of a team to plan and construct a model Mars settlement
• Meet and work with professionals, apprentices and university students from the advanced manufacturing, construction, design, engineering and space sectors
• Use VR and AR technology systems to explore a virtual Mars environment
• Find out about how digital technology is transforming career opportunities across sectors such as advanced manufacturing, design, engineering and construction
• Find out about HE, apprenticeship and career progression opportunities in the advanced manufacturing, engineering, construction, design and space sectors
• Learn about the important role extra curricula experiences play in helping to develop the personal qualities and skills universities and employers’ look for when recruiting and the important role these play in helping to develop your future life and career goals
• Get support with describing and evidencing your own personal qualities and skills

Students are required to take part in a half day workshop in school before the main event on Monday 9th March at the University of Manchester. Please note students are required to bring their own lunches to this event.

CaLoM flyer

Event Age Groups IconY9, Y10, Y11

09 Mar 2020 - 09 Mar 2020

9.30am-2.30pm

In School/College

Gatsby benchmark 2 4 5 7

RPF learner outcomes LO1 LO2 LO3 LO4 LO5 LO6


This is a targeted postcode event

This a target postcode activity, it is available for target postcode schools.

Support with targeting is available from your hub manager, and more information can be found in the targeting, monitoring and evaluation section.

Booking info

Please note everyone needs to have a 3-hour in-school workshop before they attend this event.

Capacity: 4 schools with 20 learners (4 groups of 5)

For more information, please contact your hub manager.