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First Lego League

January 15, 2020

FIRST® LEGO® League is for young people aged 9-16 years, working in teams of up to 10 students with a supporting adult coach. Each year FIRST® LEGO® League releases a new challenge for the teams. The challenge involves a robot game and a research project, and students will need to demonstrate the FIRST® LEGO® League Core Values throughout all their work.

Talking Science @ Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (17 Jan)

January 17, 2020

1:30 pm

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Harwell Oxford

Didcot

OX11 0QX

Talking Science at RAL is a series of fascinating and FREE monthly scientific lectures.

Friday 17 January – Genesis of a Queen: Queen Mary 2 (10+) by Stephen Payne

All talks take place at 13:30 and again at 19:00 at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. The talks last between 45 and 60 minutes with questions at the end.

Stargazing Friday

January 31, 2020

5:30 pm

- 8:30 pm

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Harwell Oxford

Didcot

OX11 0QX

A date for your diary!  On Friday 31 January we are hosting Stargazing at RAL.  There will be a whole host of things to do from walking round our workshops, to getting your face painted, to stargazing (weather permitting!) and planetarium shows.  Fun for all the family!

Booking will open on Friday 17 January – tickets are claimed very quickly, so do book early!

Science Explorers Day

February 7, 2020

9:30 am

- 2:15 pm

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Harwell Campus

Didcot

OX11 0QX

Join us for a Science Explorers Day, where Year 5 and 6 pupils will have the chance to take part in hands-on activities, hold genuine Meteorites and explore science and technology for themselves.   This is a great opportunity for your pupils to visit a working laboratory, and meet the scientists and engineers who work here.

Faraday Challenge

February 11, 2020

8:00 am

- 3:45 pm

Six teams of six Year 8 students will visit RAL to take part in the Faraday Challenge, run by the IET – they will be given an engineering challenge and have to design, prototype and present a solution as part of this national competition.

Registration of interest opens in October 2019

Science Explorers Day

March 5, 2020

9:30 am

- 2:15 pm

STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

Harwell Campus

Didcot

OX11 0QX

Join us for a Science Explorers Day, where Year 5 and 6 pupils will have the chance to take part in hands-on activities, hold genuine Meteorites and explore science and technology for themselves.   This is a great opportunity for your pupils to visit a working laboratory, and meet the scientists and engineers who work here.

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