Investigating craters

On Wednesday 25th January Simon Sheridan visited Stoke Goldington C of E First School. Simon organised a fun session, in which the children spent the afternoon investigating how the size and speed of meteroids (that’s meteorites before they hit the ground) affect the size and shape of craters. The session was rounded off with the children getting a chance…

A visit to Beachborough School, Westbury

On Monday 23rd January Simon Sheridan visited Beachborough School in Westbury.  The day was spent working through a series of experiments to test soils and determine which was the most Mars-like.  Finally, at the end of the day Simon gave a talk about meteorites and the children had a chance to get hands-on with Gibeon.…