About this day
Join us for the ultimate science enrichment day for KS4 students in spring 2020! Five interactive and highly engaging sessions will inspire and challenge your students. There will be demonstrations and audience participation, and students will discover the wonder of science in our specially designed programme, delivered by the leading lights in the field. A session on examination success will equip students with the tools to succeed, and each student will receive our incredibly useful revision guide to take home. This is Science in Action!
Programme & speakers
Does your phone cost the Earth? Marty Jopson, Science presenter
Join Marty for a brand new interactive session looking inside the mobile phone. With demos galore, discover the optics and elements that go into our favourite accessory and find out if your device really is costing the Earth.
About Marty Jopson
Marty has a PhD in plant biology, is a science TV presenter, live show performer, writer, strange prop builder and all round Science Bloke.
Alien autopsy Samuel Piri, Operating Theatre Live!
About Samuel Piri
Sam tours the UK working with schools delivering human anatomy/biology enrichment events tied to the national curriculum.
Bring back the king - the science of de-extinction Helen Pilcher, Author and science communicator
Join Helen as she explains how advances in genetics have made de-extinction a reality; and how the re-appearance of woolly mammoths, baby-burping frogs and other animals will soon put an end to the dogma that extinction is forever.
About Helen Pilcher
Dr Helen Pilcher is a tea-drinking, biscuit-nibbling science and comedy writer and author of ‘Bring Back the King: the Science of De-extinction’.