On the road again – Geological Society Careers Fair

“Yesterday I took meteorites to the Geol Soc Careers Fair for university students at the BGS in Keyworth. There were many other universities there, but none had meteorites! As a result, I had lots of interested geologists (both students and people from the other stalls) coming over for a look, as geologists are essentially magpies!…

Wood End First School

Today Josh and Matt Soman visited the Year 2 students at Wood End First School, Stantonbury, and spent some time discussing satellites (both man-made and natural) and planetary science in general.  This provided a fantastic opportunity for a quick Q&A session about the meteorites and the planetary bodies that they came from!

Milton Keynes Premier Academy visits the OU

Yesterday the OU Physical Sciences department hosted a visit from Year 5 students of the Milton Keynes Premier Academy.¬† The meteorites were a highlight of the activities, which also included exploring the OU observatory and a CubeSat practical demonstration.¬†Natalie and Josh challenged the students to guess where some of the meteorites came from and discussed…