National Science & Engineering Week (http://www.nsew.org.uk/) is fast approaching (14th – 23rd March) and there are a few events coming up in this area which you may be interested in…
It’s also National Astronomy Week this week (1st – 8th March). See: http://www.astronomyweek.org.uk/ for resources & ideas for practical activities (including ones that don’t need a telescope or a clear, dark night) as well as details of Public Star-Gazing Events in Cheltenham, Weston-Super-Mare, Wells, Bridgwater, the Forest of Dean & Marlborough.
ASE TeachMeet ‘Spring Into Science’ ~ Badminton School, Bristol ~ Monday 10th March, 6.30-8.00pm
All welcome to this informal Teachmeet, to give a short presentation on a science topic or teaching idea of your choice, or just to listen…
Sign up here: http://springintoscience2014.eventbrite.co.uk/
IOP Festival of Physics ~ Bath Assembly Rooms ~ Saturday 15th March, 10.00am-4.30pm
Free public event with talks and family workshops on a variety of physics topics, suitable for ages 11+
Flyer attached with booking details
Spectacular Science Show ~ At-Bristol Science Centre ~ 17th – 21st March
An exciting, inspiring live show for KS2 and KS3, full of spectacular demos celebrating the work of scientists. This high-energy half-hour has been especially designed for school groups, with lots of audience participation and will be the biggest science show ever attempted in At-Bristol!
See: http://www.at-bristol.org.uk/nsew2014 for booking details & prices.
Triple Science – Meet the Awarding Bodies ~ At-Bristol STEM Learning ~ 17th March, 9.00am-4.00pm
This FREE day conference for teachers provides an opportunity to meet with representatives from the awarding bodies (AQA, OCR & Edexcel) and learn about forthcoming changes which may impact on your school’s performance in Triple Science.
Book your place here: http://www.slcs.ac.uk/go/net/rd804j01
Teaching Physics with Toys ~ High School for Girls, Gloucester ~ Thursday 20th March, 4.30-6.30pm
Helen Reynolds (IOP) shows how to use a wide range of inexpensive toys (and some food!) to teach physics. It’s not just for Year 7 – the playful approach can be used throughout KS3, at GCSE and A level too.
Book your FREE place via Alessio Bernadelli firstname.lastname@example.org
Bath Taps Into Science ~ central Bath ~ Sunday 23rd March, 10.00am-4.00pm
This popular annual Science Fair will be more exciting than ever this year! The public hands-on science fair will be bigger and spread out to various locations, including Green Park Station & BRLSI on Queens Square.
There will also be a family talk at the University of Bath on Wednesday 19th March where James Grimes from The Millennium Mathematics Project will be talking about “Enigma and the Secret World of Code Breaking.” (Advance Booking required!)
Science & Engineering Week at the Roman Baths ~ Abbey Church Yard, Bath
Science Busking Evening ~ Saturday 15th March, 5.30-8.00pm ~ Explore science throughout the museum and take part in a variety of investigations.
Hands-on Science ~ Monday 17th – Friday 21st March, 2.00-4.00pm ~ Get hands on with Roman science and engineering in object handling activities by the side of the Great Bath.