“Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. It matters that you don’t just give up.”
We all know that practical science is what generates long term memories and passion for science subjects in students. Nothing beats the hands-on experience or understanding why something happens, first hand. In times of reduced budgets this is putting even more pressure on the ability to delivery great practical sciences lessons.
After months of planning we’re delighted that the 28thInternational Biology Olympiad has passed with great success. Over 250 students represented 60 nations packed into the Warwick Art’s centre for the opening ceremony as they prepared for the week long competition.
Many of you reading this will have been inspired by space as a child. Perhaps it was the first moon landings or even films like Star Wars that inspired you, many of us can trace our passion for science back to an early interest in space.