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.
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.
Saturday, 16 February, 2013 - 10:00 to Sunday, 5 May, 2013 - 16:30
Scottish Fisheries Museum
An exhibition investigating the existence of sea monsters and exploring the science behind the myths. Curated by Dr Charles Paxton of the University of St Andrews, the exhibition looks at various sea monster legends and tests them scientifically to see whether such monsters could actually exist – with sometimes surprising conclusions. The exhibition comprises display panels, natural history specimens from the University and the museum’s collections, and interactive activities.
Barbara Hepworth: The Hospital Drawings, taking place at Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, (16 February - 2 June 2013) reveals the remarkable series of drawings and paintings made by Barbara Hepworth during the late 1940s, illustrating surgeons at work in operating theatres within Post-War Britain. Featuring over 30 works, including Hepworth’s sketchbook, the exhibition is the most significant presentation of this extraordinary series to date, comprising key loans from national, public and private collections.
All our students will be making their own enclosed garden in a plastic bottle or a plastic container. They will be doing this to demonstrate how the water cycle works on our planet. Over the coming weeks the students will be able to make their own observations about what is happening in their enclosed gardens.
Come and take a tour around the museum to learn about five Victorians who were responsible for making great advances in science and technology in the region. The tour will focus on the lives and inventions of William Armstrong, Charles Parsons, Joseph Swan and George and Robert Stephenson.
Discover how the machines at Stanley Mills were powered before electricity was invented. Learners will find out about different technologies then make a working model of the mill – complete with moving machines – to take back to school.
Discover how Stanley Mills was using renewable energy over 200 years ago. Learners will find out about different types of waterwheels then work in teams to build working model waterwheels and test them out to find out how the power can be used.
Flapjack the Pirate has a dilemma, his ship is in urgent need of repair, it keeps leaking and his crew are getting wet. Pupils will join Flapjack’s pirate crew to carry out experiments to help him find the best materials to fix his ship. Then they will build their own ship and see how much gold it can carry without it sinking.