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Activities run by the Bristol ChemLabS Outreach team for primary schools

Teachers are asked to check back to these pages regularly to see details about these events as they become available. Those members of our Primary Schools network will have the details of events sent to them as soon as they become available. Teachers who are not yet part of this network may join simply by emailing chemart-quiz@bristol.ac.uk.

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For an "at-a-glance" overview of all Bristol ChemLabS Outreach activities please check the general Outreach activies page.  

2022

03 March: Schools Chemistry Conference, Cheltenham Ladies' College, Cheltenham, Gloucs

This date has been set aside restart the annual primary schools' chemistry demonstration talk, during the afternoon. The session will again be hosted by Cheltenham Ladies' College. The old expected to be Year 5 pupils. The full details will be published here in due course and in the CHeMneT newsletter. As usual Bristol ChemLabS will be working with Matt Gill (Head of Science) in the organisation of this event.

2021

12 October: Science Assembly, Newton Poppleford Primary School, Sidmouth, Devon

Jonny Furze and Tim Harrison will be returning to this Devonian school to present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to KS2 pupils during the afternoon. Bristol ChemLabS will be working with Science Lead Becky Turner in the organisation of this event.

The visit is sponsored by the Sidmouth Science Festival.

18 October: Schools Science Assembly, Ysgol Bro Gwydir School, Llanrwst, Conwy, North Wales

Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze will be presenting the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to senior students at this primary school. Bristol ChemLabS will be working with Kathy Schofield (PSTT) in the organisation of this event.

The visits are sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol.

20 October: Science Assembly, Hunmanby Primary School, Scarborough, N. Yorkshire

Jonny Furze, Tim Harrison and Eliza Hunt will be presenting the science assembly 'Gases in the Air' to senior children at this local primary school during the afternoon. Bristol ChemLabS will be working with Headteacher Conrad Fox in the organisation of this event.

This visit is sponsored by the science communication prize won in 2020 by postgraduate chemist Eliza Hunt.

08 November: Science Assembly, Nailsworth Primary School, Nailsworth, Gloucs

Tim Harrison and Jonny Furze will visit this primary school in Gloucestershire during the afternoon to present the science assembly 'Gases in the Air'.

Bristol ChemLabS will work with Science Lead Claire Hazel in the organisation of this visit.

The visit will be part sponsored by a portfolio of NERC grants held by the Atmospheric Chemistry Research Group (ACRG) at the University of Bristol and the Bristol and District section of the RSC.

09 December: Lecture Demonstration, Marlborough College, Marlborough, Wilts

Bristol ChemLabS outreach is expected to resume its annual visit to Marlborough College to give the 'Gases in the Air' lecture to local primary and prep. schools. There will be 2 lectures at the school during the afternoon, one of which will be to the local primary and prep schools. Bristol ChemLabS is again working with Gary Doyle in the organisation of this visit. The event is supported by the Bristol and District section of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

14 December: Schools Christmas Lecture Demonstration, Bristol ChemLabS

We hope to reinstate our primary Christmas lecture demonstration for local schools in December as a live chemistry event.

We are earmarking Wednesday 14 December for this. The lecture demonstration 'Gases in the Air' is likely to be an afternoon event 1:45 -2:45 pm. Confirmation of the date, timings and of the programme will appear in the September newsletter. The event will be sponsored by the Bristol and District section of the RSC so admission will be free of charge.

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