News and Updates

“Come Rain or Shine” will be running three times in 2017: from 30th January, 19th June and 2nd October. The course runs for three weeks and takes approximately three hours per week. While the course is running, there are mentors on hand to answer questions. However, once you have registered, you have indefinite access to… Continue Reading →
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We are delighted to award the first MetMark of 2017 to Larbert High School. The school’s application included evidence of involving students in a national rainfall measuring project, focussing on the weather in both their Geography Club and digital learning topics and choosing weather as a topic to meet various aspects of their curriculum requirements. Continue Reading →
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The Society has worked together with the British Science Association to help develop a resource for their British Science Week activity packs. The theme for this year’s British Science Week is “Change”, encouraging young people to think about and investigate the changes happening in the world all around us; from seasons and climate, to materials… Continue Reading →
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Sponsored by Chris Hillcox: Balloon News and Near Space Photography 11-16 students are invited to design and build a science experiment to be carried through the atmosphere by a weather balloon.  What measurements could you make? What images could you take? Themes could include Earth observation, the atmosphere, Natural forces, cold temperatures, pressure or UV…. Continue Reading →
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As the weather gets colder and Christmas approaches, the question of whether or not it will snow, and whether we’ll get a white Christmas becomes important – and a great way to revise some weather processes. Have a look at our resource investigating what weather conditions are required for snow, with some ideas for classroom… Continue Reading →
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