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Events near you: September, 2013

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.

 
Living Seas - Working together for a healthy marine environment and a productive fishery
Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 19:00 to 20:30
Basement Bar, City Screen Cinema
A Cafe Scientifique talk by Kat Sanders, Fisheries & Wildlife Officer for the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, based at the Living Seas Centre, Flamborough. Kat will talk about her work helping to conserve the important communities of animals and plants which make their home in the Yorkshire coast and inshore waters.
Aberdeen Science Festival TechFest in September
Friday, 13 September, 2013 - 19:00 to Sunday, 3 November, 2013 - 15:30
Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire

TechFest in September is Aberdeen and the North-East Scotland’s annual festival of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and is widely acknowledged as a major event in the annual calendar of the region. The festival aims to promote STEM subjects to young people and to the wider community by providing an accessible, diverse and entertaining programme. TechFest in September is highly regarded as a key event within education, industry and the wider community.

 
The British Science Association at BrisFest
Saturday, 21 September, 2013 - 12:00 to Sunday, 22 September, 2013 - 18:00
Ashton Court, Bristol

Come along and join your local Branch at the BrisFest. Please visit http://www.brisfest.co.uk/2013-kids-area/ for more details.

 
The Science of Puddings
Tuesday, 24 September, 2013 - 19:30 to 20:30
Tempest Anderson Hall
A lecture by Professor Paul Walton, Department of Chemistry, University of York. Part of the “York Food and Science Festival”. Professor Walton heads a research lab which focuses, amongst other things, on cellulose degradation for biofuels and anti-cancer agents. He is a recipient of the Royal Society’s Higher Education Teaching Award and has chaired the editorial board of the Dalton Transactions Journal.