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Post 16 years


Technology Trials 5

This is a fun workshop that develops teamwork and problem solving skills. Using K’NEX, pupils work in small teams to design and construct a racing buggy. After a test-and-improve session, the pupils carry out a fair test to find the ultimate machine. Highly competitive and fun!

 

Hands-on DNA – A Question of Taste

This special, five-hour workshop explores the evolution of gene TAS2R38 (which codes for a taste receptor in the tongue) and features practical lab techniques including DNA isolation, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), restriction enzyme digests and gel electrophoresis. For more information please contact the booking team. Minimum 10 pupils, maximum 24. £15 per pupil