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7 – 11 Zone student winner!

Throughout the 11 weeks In the Zone, students have been actively asking questions and having high energy live chats and now it’s time to say well done to the student winner! Moderators and scientists have nominated students who asked loads … Continue reading

Posted on July 16, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Congratulations to the WINNER!

We’re at the end of 10 high energy, heart pumping weeks In the 7 – 11 Zone. Students’ and scientists’ minds and bodies have definitely been in motion, with students asking over 700 questions on running, athletics, strength and speed. And … Continue reading

Posted on July 13, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Questions flooding in!

This week’s off to a great start with 15 live chats booked and over 150 questions waiting to be approved, scientists are feeling the pressure. To help reduce the scientists’ work load, questions on minds and bodies in motion will … Continue reading

Posted on June 25, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Races, bones and tongues!

Students had 6 lively live chats this week  and with only 2 weeks left, it’s time for students to VOTE for their favourite scientist to be 7 – 11 Zone champion and win the £500 prize for science engagement!  BIG … Continue reading

Posted on June 22, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Sporty student questions!

Sporty live chats… In last week’s live chats student alexlongton at Longton Primary School asked the heart pumping questions: “how many bpm does your heart do after an 10 mile cycle?“, while student 7alisha at Glenaire Primary asked Helen, “is it hard … Continue reading

Posted on June 8, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

What’s happening In the Zone!

This week’s been pretty quiet week, but next week more Primary schools will be having live chats and asking the scientists questions.   Question of the week goes to student hetty123 for asking: “what have you already discovered about our … Continue reading

Posted on May 25, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Week 21 Scientists

Meet The Scientists – These are the scientists taking part in the Primary 7-11 Zone for week 21, from 21st May to 25th May 2012! Alison Atkin Me and my Work: As a part of my research I study bones … Continue reading

Posted on May 23, 2012 by in News | 1 Comment

Sprinting, doping and football!

Students have been busy asking lots more sporty questions this week. Including… The science of: sprinting! Student jacobn asked: “who is the fastest person you know“ doping! Student jwillis asked: “how often do you have to take epo for running … Continue reading

Posted on May 18, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Live chats filling up!

Teachers have now booked 64 live chats so teachers, book soon to make sure your students get to talk to the In the Zone scientists! In today’s live chats, students at Haresfield Primary asked scientists: why are Kenyan runners so … Continue reading

Posted on May 11, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

70 questions and more…

It’s already the end of the second week In the Zone and with no live chats, it’s been pretty quiet. But next week things should be hotting up, with two live chats with Almondbury Junior School and Haresfield Primary School. … Continue reading

Posted on May 4, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment