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Events near you: Tuesday, 5 March, 2013

 
Breed: The British and their dogs
Saturday, 6 October, 2012 - 10:00 to Thursday, 14 March, 2013 - 17:00
Manchester Museum

The history of the British Isles and its inhabitants, both human and canine, has long been entwined. Breed reveals the enduring and affectionate relationship between the British people and their dogs and explores the very beginnings of pedigree dog breeding in Britain.

 
Year 8 Science Club Bronze CREST Award Drive
Wednesday, 21 November, 2012 - 10:15 to Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 - 10:15
Mrs Clark's lab

Year 8 science club are going to attempt to complete one of the activities in the Genius Inventions pack to gain their Bronze CREST awards.

Toes For Turf! Examine the link between Fingerprints and Feet Prints
Thursday, 13 December, 2012 - 09:00 to Friday, 13 December, 2013 - 09:00
Your Establishment

This is a "self delivery" pack which has been designed specifically for National Science and Engineering Week 2013. The science behind fingeprints is well known! What is not so well known is the link between fingerprints and footprints. Right Angle Events have launched a new education pack called ‘Toes for Turf’ comprising at least 4 hours of fun teaching material linked to Key Stage 1-4 Mathematics.

Crime scene investigation/forensic science
Thursday, 13 December, 2012 - 16:30 to Friday, 13 December, 2013 - 16:30
Self Delivery

We have designed a fantastic scheme especially for National Science & Engineering Week called "Toes For Turf". The science behind fingerprints is well known. What is not so well known is the science behind footprints or "feet prints". This activity enables students to take, classify and "lift" both fingerprints and foot prints. As the research on footprints is meagre, this scheme will allow students to make some discoveries about the correlation or otherwise between fingerprints and feet prints.

 
Science club and science day
Monday, 21 January, 2013 - 15:15 to Friday, 22 March, 2013 - 15:15
Admirals junior school

We will be running a science club for children from the junior school for 8 weeks before science week. Children will be working on projects designed by local scientists and making posters to show what they've done. A competition will be held and prizes will be given for the best posters and projects. During science week we'll have a science day for the whole school. Local scientists will come to the school and we'll have science themed activities all day.

 
Science week
Monday, 28 January, 2013 - 15:30 to Friday, 15 March, 2013 - 15:30
Padnell Junior school

Padnell Junior School science week.

 
JOYning the learning - science style
Friday, 1 February, 2013 - 09:00 to Saturday, 23 March, 2013 - 15:00
Stonehouse Primary School

Children will be actively involved in learning about science and how it impacts the real world.

 
Manchester science poster competition
Friday, 1 February, 2013 - 12:00 to Tuesday, 12 March, 2013 - 17:00
Manchester Museum

Imagine you are part of the team planning and designing the first manned mission to Mars. Your job is to investigate just one problem of the mission, and come up with an idea that might solve it. You’re asked to create a poster, no bigger than A1-sized, to explain the problem and your idea. The idea can be anything you like, but it must be based on real-science. The competition is for Years 7, 8, or 9. We can accept both individual and team entries. All Posters must be received by us by 4pm 12th March 2013.  You can hand your posters in through participating schools and STEM clubs.

 
Primary School science competition
Saturday, 2 February, 2013 - 09:00 to Monday, 18 March, 2013 - 09:00
Chipping Campden School

Primary School competition - teams of four to prepare a 5 minute demo and supporting display on the theme of Inventions and Discoveries. Winning team from each school to compete at Chipping Campden School Primary Science Conference on March 18th. An egg race type activity will also form part of the competition. A demo lecture will finish the proceedings.

 
Further Astronomy
Tuesday, 5 February, 2013 - 19:30 to Tuesday, 12 March, 2013 - 21:30
the Observatory Science centre

This six-week course for intermediates builds on the foundation provided by introductory courses and aims to provide a good overview of modern astronomy by describing how scientific methods are used to discover the kinds of astronomical objects that exist and how and why they evolve throughout their lives.

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