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Your winner Pete wants to say thanks!

We asked 11 – 19 Zone winner Pete to write a message about his prize money plans and say thank you to students for voting him the winner! Here’s what he said… Hi everyone! Wow, I never thought I’d win! … Continue reading

Posted on July 17, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

11 – 19 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 … 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 olympics, running, nutrition and brains. … Continue reading

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

Vote NOW for who you want to win!

It’s the final countdown! At 1.45pm this Friday we’ll be announcing the 11 – 19 Zone WINNER who’ll be taking home the £500 prize to spend on science engagement. This is your last chance to vote for your favourite scientist!   Who … Continue reading

Posted on July 12, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Who’s In the Zone final???

The last 10 weeks In the 11 – 19 Zone have been pretty intense. With 913 students having  63 ‘buzzing’ live chats and asking nearly 1,000 weird and wonderful questions. Students and scientists have been exploring minds and bodies in … Continue reading

Posted on July 6, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Pain, muscle and aggression!

With only 1 week till we announce the final 5 scientists In the Zone, the pressure is on! We’ll be counting students votes on Friday 6th July at 1.45pm and ONLY the most recent vote counts! So students, make sure … Continue reading

Posted on June 29, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Students, make your vote count!

It’s crunch time … at 1.45pm on Friday 6th July we’ll be counting your votes & announcing the top five scientists to make it through to the final week In the Zone! ONLY your most recent vote counts! Who do … Continue reading

Posted on June 29, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

DNA, drugs and butterflies!

There’s been a record breaking 13 live chats this week, it’s been all stations go! And with only 2 weeks left, it’s time for students to VOTE for their favourite scientist to be 11 – 19 Zone champion and win … Continue reading

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

Bones, stem cells and knees!

Students have now asked over 680 questions and have 37 live chats booked for the rest of term!  There’s still time to BOOK your live chat to get your students In the Zone! in the last week 2nd – 6th … Continue reading

Posted on June 15, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Over 700 mind boggling, heart pumping student questions!

Tasty live chats… In last week’s live chats students at Irvine Royal School asked some tasty questions, including: “why do our taste buds change” and “why can you not taste right when you’ve got the cold” While students at Hackney … Continue reading

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

Scorcher questions and live chats!

We’re now half way through In the Zone, and it’s not just the weather hotting up… Live chats with Rhyl High School and Moorside High School, were pretty much on fire. Students were keen to chat to scientists about ‘who … Continue reading

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

Sprinting, strength and doping!

Students have been busy asking lots more sporty questions this week. Including…. The science of: sprinting! Student chrisandshaun asked: “People run 100m in under 10 seconds… How is this possible?“ strength! Student spacenut asked: “How many muscles do we have?“ … Continue reading

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

Who’s In the Zone and when!

We’ve now selected most of the scientists for the rest of In the Zone.  Have a look at what they do and why not book a live chat in the week with the scientists that get your heart pumping. There … Continue reading

Posted on May 17, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Live chats filling up!

Teachers have now booked 64 live chats. The week commencing 18th June is fully booked and there’s only space for 3 more live chats in week commencing 11th June. So teachers, book soon to make sure your students get to … Continue reading

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

400 student questions and more…

It’s already the end of the second week In the Zone and things are hotting up! Teachers have now booked 53 live chats in the 11-19 Zone and week commencing 18th June is now fully booked! So teachers, make sure … Continue reading

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

Secondary Zone minds in motion!

It’s nearly the end of the first In the Zone week and there’s lots to report! We kicked off the first live chats in Secondary Zone yesterday with students from Rhyl High School and St Marks High School. Students quizzed … Continue reading

Posted on April 27, 2012 by in News | 1 Comment