Posts Tagged ‘Marvin & Milo’

All the fun of the Astro Fair

By IOP South West Regional Officer | 11 Aug, 2010 | 0 Comments

There was much science to see and do at the Norman Lockyer Observatory in Sidmouth on Saturday, 7 August  where the IOP-SW was once again invited to run a hands-on physics stand at their annual Astronomy Fair. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the South Coast, this event attracts several hundred visitors each year.  […]

Another great Bath Taps Into Science Fair

By IOP South West Regional Officer | 25 Mar, 2010 | 1 Comment

For the 4th year running the Physics stand at Bath Taps Into Science made its presence felt, despite the biggest ever number of contributors at this year’s Hands-on Science Fair.  Helped by an enthusiastic bunch of students from the Physics Department at Bath University, visitors produced plenty of noise from cups, coat-hangers, lolly-sticks and even a bin! The 2 […]

Marvin and Milo go to Africa

By IOP South West Regional Officer | 10 Nov, 2009 | 3 Comments

Imagine this… A school with no running water, where the labs have just basic apparatus, no gas, one power point each, and only sporadic electricity.  This is the situation at the Kabale School, Bukoba, Tanzania, which faced David Morgan & Christine Forbes – a science teacher & a chemistry technician from The Thomas Hardye School, […]

Physics To Go at the Devon County Show

By IOP South West Regional Officer | 28 May, 2009 | 2 Comments

Warm sunshine and big crowds greeted us at the 2009 Devon County Show.   Amongst the amazing variety of animal shows, displays and local traders, physicists from across the South West ran a hands-on science stand as part of the ‘Science WithinTent’ marquee for the second year running.  Along with the organisers – Devon & […]

Bath Taps Into Physics

By IOP South West Regional Officer | 25 Mar, 2009 | 2 Comments

Marvin & Milo’s fun physics made its first appearance at the the annual Bath Taps Into Science Fair on March 13th & 14th 2009.   Students from the Physics Department at Bath University enthusiastically demonstrated some of the ‘Do Try This At Home‘ experiments to the fascinated school children and residents of Bath.

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