Making an impact

Simon Sheridan visited Woodford Green Primary School on Friday as part of the Tim Peake Primary Project. Simon’s presentation not only involved showing students the outreach meteorite collection, but also included a crater-making activity. Simon made quite an impact himself, with the Year 5 class teacher Mrs Jones quoted in the Guardian* as saying: “It was…

Outreach Meteorites do double duty in Scotland

After travelling millions of miles through  space to reach the Earth, the meteorites in the outreach collection made  a further trip to Scotland last week (April 28th and 29th). Following a brief presentation on the origins of different types of  meteorites, members of the Troon and Sterling astronomical societies had hands-on encounters with the meteorites…