Fizz, Boom, Bang at St Fergus School

Generation Science visited St Fergus School on Monday, May 11, with its education science show Fizz, Boom, Bang.

Specifically for older pupils, this popular, hands-on workshop gave students the chance to delve further into the world of chemistry.

Generation Science visit to St Fergus School

Generation Science visit to St Fergus School

Working through a range of experiments, creating cool, colourful, chemical reactions, this introduction to the scientific method certainly sparked curiosity!

Generation Science is the largest science education outreach programme in the UK.

Its 2015 tour is now under way with science shows and workshops visiting primary schools the length and breadth of Scotland, across all 32 Local Authorities.

Teams of skilled science communicators bring science and technology to life across a range of subjects through 18 interactive shows and workshops.

Generation Science visit to St Fergus School

Generation Science visit to St Fergus School

The activities introduce children to science and technology in a fun and immersive way, encouraging them to engage with these topics and helping them to understand more about the world around them.

The programme also inspires young people about the possibilities of a career in science.

Joan Davidson, Generation Science Manager said: “Science is a practical subject and our team works hard to provide support to busy teachers and get pupils enthused by science.

“Our programme of interactive and hands-on activities is designed to help deliver the Curriculum for Excellence.

Generation Science visit to St Fergus School

Generation Science visit to St Fergus School

“We bring science to life, and by doing so hope that at school in the longer term more pupils will choose Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) in secondary education and as a future career.”