Visit to Porchester Junior School

On Monday 16 November Dr Simon Sheridan was invited back to his Junior School in Nottingham to talk to the current children about space science and jobs in the space industry.He ran three, hour-long workshops where the children performed experiments to investigate the effect of impacts on the Earth.  The sessions ended with the children being able to look at and handle the Open University outreach meteorite collection.

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Students at Porchester Junior School examine the Gibeon iron meteorite

 

You can watch a video about the visit by clicking on the link below:

NOW WATCH THE VIDEO HERE

You can also visit the school website and scroll down to the 16th November 2015 entry to read a short account of the visit by Miss Moore the Class 6 teacher and also read some of the students comments: http://www.porchester.notts.sch.uk/

 

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