Celebrating Derby's science and technology links, the festival has over 30 events happening over the week, from a STEMpunk extravaganza, Exciting Engineering workshops, city walks, visits, lectures, debates both for the public and school students
StarLincs is the only mobile planetarium based in Lincolnshire. The planetarium is a self contained darkened classroom which encourages intensive study sessions without distraction. Presentations led by experienced teachers which allows students to enjoy a journey into space.
Date: 17-20 Mar 2014 Time: 9.30am-12.30pm Cost: FREE. Best Secondary School Event 2013! Four fantastic zones in our outstanding science dept, with tabletop demos hosted by our Award-Winning 9 pupils and experts ready to answer all questions related to STEM! Kicking off with Body Gossip on the 14th!
Molecule Hunt at Freshney Place Shopping Centre, Grimsby DN31 1ED. The Royal Society of Chemistry Southumbria Local Section has hidden 10 molecules of health-related substances in shops that sell relevant products. Prize for three winners. Entry forms available at the Customer Service Desk.
Our event will consist of the following
1) Hands-on activities for schools and adults. Operation and demonstration of vintage valve radio, CB radio, morse code,short wave radio receiver.
2) Lecture on Welsh inventors by prominent academic from Oxford University
3) Visit to local radio station.
A molecule hunt on the University campus: there are 10 molecules are hidden all over campus, which have to be found and identified. There are clues on the map to help non-students and prizes for who finds all 10 chemicals.
Raising awareness about the impact of human junk on the planet, and highlighting some ways in which junk can be recycled or reused. Focusing on current issues in waste management and sustainability, and detailing research being carried out at Bangor University.
Every school in the United Kingdom has been invited to take part in an attempt to set a new World Record for identifying fingerprints.
So far the response has been been overwhelming with some 6000 students taking part already.
The World Record will take place during National Science Week 2014