The School of Physics & Astronomy has organised popular Activities/Challenge Days for AS students in Midland Schools and colleges. Over 300 students from 43 different school have enjoyed the event.
A talk on a current area of research
A problem solving/discussion team activity – "What happens next?" – where students are invited to use their knowledge of physics principles to decide what happens next in various scenarios
Workshops/talks with current postgraduate students
3 or 4 "hands-on" challenges, where teams compete for points which add up to prizes!
Report and pictures from 2010 event (PDF).
Report and pictures from 2009 event (PDF).
Report and pictures from 2008 event (PDF).
Report and pictures from 2007 event (PDF).