A Pollutant’s Tale and other events for British Science week in Guernsey

A Pollutant’s Tale

Accent Science Club students are looking forward to British Science Weekwhere they will have the opportunity to increase their knowledge of the world we live in. From March 11th to March 20th many schools and organisations will be hosting events and activities relating to science, technology, engineering and maths supported by the British Science Association.

One such event here in Guernsey is “A Pollutants Tale” a lecture and practical demonstration about the structure of the earth’s atmosphere (in comparison with the planets) and its chemical composition, before examining the causes and consequences of global warming and predictions for the future.

This lecture will include lots of exciting demonstrations including explosions designed and presented by Dr Tim Harrison and Professor Dudley Shallcross. A Pollutants Tale will be on March 17 from 1900 to 2030 at Ladies College tickets available from Eventbright.


Saying it with smells

Another terrific event not to be missed is Sarnia Scholars – Saying it with Smells – How Insects Communicate using Chemistry at the St James Concert Hall on 16th March. This interactive lecture by Professor Adam Hart takes you into the world of animals and insects that communicate using chemicals. This will be a great event for our science students. Read more


Replica Mir Space Station

Finally for Science week Guernsey Museum at Candie Gardens are putting on ‘Replica Mir Space Station, Lego brick exhibition & science trail’ from 11th to 20th March from 10:00am. Visitors will be able to try on space suits and experience what it was like onboard the Mir. Students can also take part in special science trails based on Bricks in Motion.

There is a lot to look forward to in Guernsey for British Science Week so our Science Students will have lots to talk about!

If your child is interested in Science then contact us today to find out more about our Accent Science Club.

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