December 12, 2012
Just had to post a link to this great website:
A superb site from the folks at UCL about materials science that showcases some amazingly futuristic ‘stuff’.
November 29, 2012
This morning the Environmental Activity Group gave a presentation to the whole school in chapel and it was superb! The message was all about looking after the planet and why what we do as a school/individuals matters. Here are two really great video clips that they used to illustrate their point:
They even managed to include a quiz, which was of course won by the boys… but it was close so well done to the girls also. They finished with this poignant quote from the legend that is David Attenborough:
“One of the things I don’t want to do is to look at my grandchildren and hear them say: “Grandfather, you knew it was happening – and you did nothing.”
November 20, 2012
Probably the most elegant piece of research I’ve seen in a while and a fantastic outcome:
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have used nerve cells from a dog’s nose to repair spinal damage and give the dog back use of its back legs! Jasper is looking healthy and doing well!
November 14, 2012
I’d be the first to admit that I don’t post as often as I wold like to but when I do get round to posting… I like to think it’s worth waiting for!
The Amazing World Clock from Poodwaddle – displays some fascinating data in a really eye-opening way
The Royal Society of Chemistry’s Learning Site – Is packed full of useful resources for Chemistry students of all ages
Also – on the topic of the RSC: There’s a public lecture on the chemistry of drug discovery at the Duke of York’s School in Dover tonight. I’ll see you there!
November 7, 2012
Amazing materials chemistry from the Periodic Table Videos team at the University of Nottingham.
September 29, 2012
By Lee Daubney from National Geographic
Loads more great pictures on their site!
September 19, 2012
If watching the above video makes you feel strongly about the issues discussed then you may wish to sign the petition here.