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PhysicsFest 2010 – Explosive Science

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14:00 – 17:00 5 Dec 2010
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Claydon High School, Ipswich, IP6 0EG

Speakers: Dr Lisa Jardine-Wright & Dr Michael Robertson

14:15 - "Crisp Packet Fireworks" Talk by Dave Ansell for age 8+
Dave is one of Cambridge's Naked Scientists and author of the kitchen science book"Crisp Packet Fireworks"
15:45 - Rough Guide to the Universe (14+ to Adult) - Dr Lisa Jardine-Wright
Lisa is an astronomer and the educational outreach office at the Cavendish (physics) Laboratory in Cambridge. Her specialism is large spiral galaxies like the Milky Way but today will take you on a virtual tour of the Universe - pausing along the way to answer all those burning questions you always wanted to ask!
Planetarium, Hands-on Demonstrations & Make and Do
Throughout the afternoon there will be:
Planetarium shows for all ages (book on arrival)
Make and do sessions for younger children - join our scientists in making a physics toy to take home.
Hands-on experiments run by Cambridge Hands On Science (CHaOS)
Rocket launching demonstrations by Cambridge University Spaceflight
and much much more.

Event type: Event
Sponsored by: University of Cambridge
Organised by: IOP East Anglia Branch
Contact details: Dr Lisa Jardine-Wright or Dr Michael Robertson
Email: outreach@phy.cam.ac.uk / michael.robertson@ciphotonics.com
Tel: 01223 333318 / 07732 155605

http://www.physicsfest.org.uk


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Claydon High School, Ipswich, IP6 0EG
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14:00 – 17:00 5 Dec 2010
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