Science Week

Monday 11th March

SPECTROSCOPY IN A SUITCASE
Year 12 & 13
The Nucleus

Bath University Ambassadors will be bringing the ‘Spectroscopy in a Suitcase’ into school so they can experience using cutting edge spectroscopic techniques.
The session will consolidate the learning the students have already completed in class so the students get an opportunity to use the £40,000 equipment.

THE UNIVERSE AND BEYOND
All year groups
3.15pm in NI

Dr Victoria Scowcroft from the Department of Physics at the University of Bath will give a talk about the use of variable stars to study the expansion rate of the Universe.

A MEDSOC SPECIAL EVENT – RAT DISSECTION
All year groups
3.15pm in ND

Dr Avramenko will be dissecting a rat.


Tuesday 12th March

MEDICAL MAVERICKS
Year 9 during lessons

A 45 minute careers event for Year 9 students during lesson time.


Wednesday 13th March

BATH BOMB MAKING
Years 7 – 9

Come and make Bath Bombs at lunchtime in the Nucleus with Miss Jarvis

THE CIRCUS OF SCIENCE
The event of the week!
Open to all
The Edge Arts Centre at Bath University

For one night only, watch Frankenstein’s monster and Einstein battle in the ultimate science competition. Who will be the winner, our fictional beast or the scientific heavy weight?
Brought to you by the Boondocks Circus of Science in conjunction with Hayesfield School’s Science Teachers and 6th Form

Tickets are free and but need to be booked http://bathtapsintoscience.com/events/eventsforfamilies/345-circus-of-science-fact-or-fiction


YEAR 9 POSTER COMPETITION

Students will produce a poster on the theme of journeys.
The best 5 posters in the year will be entered into a national competition to win prizes from Guinness World Records.
The best posters from each class will be displayed around the Nucleus


Friday 16th March

SCIENCE FAIR
1.00pm – 4.30pm

The National science week area this year is: Journeys

Year 7 & 8 have all entered Science Fair projects to the annual Science Fair. Winning projects will be displayed in the Superlab with all other projects being displayed in the surrounding rooms.
In addition to the students contributions, the science staff will be putting on some unusual experiments with the highlights being Mr Attwood’s demonstration with liquid nitrogen, Mr Fuller’s dissection and the ubiquitous dry ice ice cream
Parents are invited to join us after school from 3.15pm.

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