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Darganfod elfennau/Discovering elements

Wednesday, 20 March, 2013 - 09:00 to 16:00

During Wednesday, March 20th the staff of the science department will dress up as an element of their choice. These will include carbon, gold, silicon, aluminium and others. Pupils will have the opportunity to quiz each member of the department about which element they are, when it was discovered, what are its uses etc. Each teacher will also present at least one lesson on the theme of their elment during the day. The pupil who finds the most information about the elements on display will be awarded a prize. Every pupil asking teachers about their element will receive a sticker.

Biology, Chemistry, Electronics, General Science, History and Philosophy of Science, Information, Materials Science, Nature, Physics and Technology
Age group: 
11–14 year olds, 14–16 year olds and 16–18 year olds
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