Big Bang Digital
Students in Years 7 and 8 have been enjoying the Big Bang Digital Event this week which is is an exciting platform that presents cutting edge Science on a range of fascinating topics.
Learnt about what's being done to tackle the flood challenge, keeping homes and businesses safe and using environmentally friendly ways to build flood defences.
Explored the wonderful world of our senses, and the tricks they play on us. Think you see with your eyes and taste with your tongue? Ever wondered why you get dizzy when you spin? How many senses do you even have?
Discovered how Covid-19 vaccines work. Learnt the science behind them, and watched a demo of how our cells react to viruses.
Found out more about the amazing work happening in space exploration, and beyond!
Heard how plastic enters our environment, and what can you do about it.
As you can see, this remarkable digital event has covered a range of topics that are sure to pique the interest of many budding scientist!
Quotes from students about what they found most fascinating...
Charlie - "How complicated space is and how many planets we are planning to travel to in the future." (Work happening in space exploration)
Lilly - "How aspirin and many other forms of medication work on the body." (Royal Society of Biology)
Teddy - "The different defences against floods that the Environmental Agency were using." (Holding back the flood)
Charlie - "There are three types of vaccines; viral vaccines, fatty vaccines and pretend vaccines. These go through a piece where the coronavirus spike is passed through multiple cells until it reaches a B cell, and it then turns into a plasma which kills viruses." (How do vaccines work?)