The University of Bristol Chemistry Department (ChemLabS)

  • Format: Online
  • Presenter: The University of Bristol Chemistry Department
  • Suitable for (See Notes)

This year Caithness International Science Festival welcomes The University of Bristol Chemistry Department to our festival line up! Enjoy a series of lectures focused on atmospheric gases and the causes of, as well as some solutions to, climate change.

Lectures are presented for specific learning groups, see recommended audience notes.

A Pollutants Tale

A lecture demonstration on the main atmospheric gases, the current state of the atmosphere, and how science and engineering can help. Presented by Prof. Dudley Shallcross (Prof. of Atmospheric Chemistry and CEO of the Primary Science Teaching Trust) and Mr. Tim Harrison (Director of Outreach and School Teacher Fellow).
Recommended Audience: Public and Higher Focus

A Chemical Delight

A lecture demonstration comparing what is and what is not a chemical change, as well as discussion on chemical kinetics. Presented by Prof. Dudley Shallcross and Mr. Tim Harrison.
Recommended Audience: Public

Gases in the Air

A lecture demonstration concerning the main components of the Earth’s atmosphere. Presented by Mr Tim Harrison.
Recommended Audience: High School

Gases in the Air

A lecture demonstration explaining the main gases in the air. Sponsored by the Primary Science Teaching Trust (PSTT) and aimed towards students learning at primary level. Presented by Mr Tim Harrison.
Recommended Audience: Primary School

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