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Summer Science at Home

Summer Science online 13-17 July 2020 FREE SCIENCE AT HOME

 

https://royalsociety.org/science-events-and-lectures/2020/summer-science-online/programme/monday/

 

 

Monday 13th July

1pm           Doodle of the day

Get your creative juices flowing in this daily art challenge. We’ll be posting an image from the Royal Society’s archive collection and we invite you to recreate it - in any format that takes your fancy. 

3pm-3:15pm     Powering the future

Venture into the lab with Dr Ulrich Hintermair to discover the role of chemical catalysts in the creation of sustainable energy.

6pm-7pm        The big Summer Science quiz

Join our big family-friendly online quiz evening with a host of special guests and Fellows of the Royal Society pitching questions on their favourite topics. With rounds on movies, space, the elements and more, get your team together, grab a pen and paper and go for quiz glory.

Tuesday 14th July

12:30pm-12:34pm   The secret mind of pets

Answer the much-pondered question “what is my pet thinking?” with Professor Anna Wilkinson.

1pm            Doodle of the day

Get your creative juices flowing in this daily art challenge. We’ll be posting an image from the Royal Society’s archive collection and we invite you to recreate it - in any format that takes your fancy. 

3pm – 3:15pm     Adventures in Antarctica

Join Professor Eric Wolff on his field trip to the snowy wonderland that is Antarctica. In this short film we follow Professor Wolff and his team as they drill 650 metres into the West Antarctic ice sheet, unlocking the secret of earth's past climate, and allowing us a glimpse at the future.

6pm-6:30pm      From the archive

Join our Summer Science take on a movie screening with these historic expedition film reels that show scientific exploration in the early days. Today’s short film takes us to Halley Bay in 1957, as the Royal Society established a new research station in Antarctica. 

 

 

 

Wednesday 15th July

10:15am-11:15am     People of science

Who inspires you? Brian Cox takes the question to some of the most eminent figures in science and culture at this special screening of series 1 and 2 of the Royal Society’s flagship video series. Featuring guests including David Attenborough, Wendy Hall, Bill Bryson and more.

1pm           Doodle of the day

Get your creative juices flowing in this daily art challenge. We’ll be posting an image from the Royal Society’s archive collection and we invite you to recreate it - in any format that takes your fancy. 

 

Thursday 16th July

10:15am-10:45am   Young Researchers’ spotlight

Join this spotlight session exploring footage from young researchers undertaking investigative science projects in schools and colleges around the UK as part of the Partnership Grants scheme

1pm           Doodle of the day

Get your creative juices flowing in this daily art challenge. We’ll be posting an image from the Royal Society’s archive collection and we invite you to recreate it - in any format that takes your fancy. 

6pm-6:30pm        From the archive

Join our Summer Science take on a movie screening with these historic expedition film reels that show scientific exploration in the early days. Today’s short film takes us to Tristan Da Cunha in 1961, as scientists explored the impact of the volcanic eruption on the geology and vegetation of the island. 

Friday 17th July

12:30pm-12:45pm   Exploring exoplanets

Join astrophysicist Professor Giovanna Tinetti as she explores the exotic planets orbiting other stars. With almost 4,000 exoplanets being discovered in the past 20 years alone, there is still lots to be learned. 

1pm           Doodle of the day

Get your creative juices flowing in this daily art challenge. We’ll be posting an image from the Royal Society’s archive collection and we invite you to recreate it - in any format that takes your fancy. 

2pm-4pm            Ask the SpaceXperts

What are black holes? Are we alone in the Universe? How do rockets work? This is your chance to quiz our collection of space experts in this live Q&A. We’ll be joined by previous exhibitors from across the years to help us explore the answers to some of the biggest questions about the Universe.

 

 

 

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