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.
As part of an ongoing project "celebration of the bridges" celebrating the towns bridges as part of UK city of culture 2013 Primary 6 classes will particiapte in a Sentinus project whereby they do a number of different construction projects and then design their own bridge.
Cartographies of life & death: John Snow & disease mapping
Wednesday, 13 March, 2013 - 10:00 to Wednesday, 17 April, 2013 - 17:00
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
An exhibition to mark the bicentenary of epidemiologist John Snow, celebrating his seminal mapping of the cholera outbreaks of the 1850s and the implications for society today. Cartographies of Life and Death maps a trail of discovery through on and off-site historical material and contemporary artworks.
Monday, 18 March, 2013 - 09:00 to Thursday, 18 April, 2013 - 15:00
South Wellfield First School
An exciting week with numerous cross curricular learning with science at the heart. Our focus will be on investigative skills and encouraging children to ask questions and strive to seek the answers, taking inspiration to explore their own innovative ideas. We will have visiting workshops for all classes from reception to year 4. Workshops range from solar energy, science through stories and forces in the circus!. We will be holding a "fascinating facts" prize draw with exciting science gifts for the lucky winners.