An 11-16 Academy
Industry is constantly telling us that not enough scientists are coming through the educational system. Four young pupils from Year 8 were on a mission to change that last week at UEA. The four; Rebekah Frost, Daniel Gibbs, Courtney Chilvers and Sam Hurren were up against pupils from fifteen other schools in the region.
There were two challenges in the Salter’s Festival of Chemistry Day both had to be completed without teacher help. The first was an ‘Iodine Clock’ experiment which the team finished on time – but didn’t win. The second however, which was a forensic exercise, showed that our team of intrepid scientists can outperform the best.
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