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Year 7s attend Science lecture

The Christmas Lectures begin.

December saw our first ever Christmas Lecture delivered in Bushell Hall by the Science Department.  Year 7 students were wowed by the Chemistry of everyday items found in the kitchen cupboards.  Students witnessed enormous flames, a collapsing can, mentoes and coke and the finale an exploding balloon of Hydrogen.  A few students even made their own ice cream using ice and salt to freeze it.  The aim of the lecture was to enthuse students with the amazing properties of things they have probably used at home and to demonstrate that Chemistry is everywhere.  Hopefully the first of a long standing tradition…