Science Festival 14 - 18 March
This is the 9th Science Festival and again it is one of the largest, involving all schools in Caithness.
The festival comprises workshops, shows, drama, hands-on activities and presentations for children from P1-P7. The presenters for the High Schools are Dr. Alison McLure, Institute of Physics, Edinburgh and Prof. Robin Grimes, Imperial College, London who will speak to high school pupils on “Science in the Antarctic” and “Learning to live with our Defects” respectively.
It will be a very exciting time in Caithness schools over the period of 14-18th March which coincides with National Science Week.
Mister Bug - Learn about giant cockroaches, snails and lizards, see a tarantula and scorpion at close-quarters.
Extra Electricity - Investigate different electrical circuits using solar cells in lieu of batteries.
Galileo’s Greatest Mistake - A chemistry/gases show with a difference.
Read more about the festival programme.
Please come along and enjoy our free public event on Tuesday 15 March at the Pulteneytown Academy, Wick. Everyone is very welcome. Read more about the open evening program.
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All extra hands working with the children and supervising the workshops are of great help. Interested? Please read more and leave your contact details.
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