Outreach

Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Spring 2019

Please register your interest in attending a workshop as part of our Spring 2019 Chemistry Practical Workshop Series by completing the application form below. Details of the workshops can be found on the 'Workshops' tab of the website.

All workshops will take place in the Chemistry Teaching Laboratory unless specified otherwise in the description.

The deadline for applications is 4th February.  

All applicants will be notified by 11th Feburary whether or not they have been successful. Please note, priority will be given to schools with little or no history of sending students to Oxford.

Dates

Times

Title

Description

Suggested Year Group

Number of spaces

Monday 11th March 2019

9:45 - 2:15

Periodic Table Day - KS2

Find out about the building blocks of the universe and experiment with elements with hands on workshops and a science show.

5 / 6

60
(max 8 per school

Tuesday 12th March 2019

9:45 - 2:15

Periodic Table Day - KS3

Follow in the steps of scientists trying to bring order to the elements, with hands on workshops and a science show.

7/8/9

60
(max 8 per school

Thursday 14th March 2019

9:45-3:15

Periodic Table Day - KS4

Follow in the steps of scientists trying to bring order to the elements, with a lecture, hands on workshops and an optional tour of the chemistry department.

10-11

60 (max 8 per school)

Friday 15th March 2019

9:30 - 4:30

Periodic Table Day - KS5

Experience studying chemistry at Oxford, with lectures, practical labs, and tours of a college and the department.  

12

60 (max 8 per school)

Wednesday 20th March

TBC Salters Festival of Chemistry (Y7-8) Competition and inspiration for lower KS3 students.
(enter via Salters website)
7/8 one team of 4 students per school
Thursday 21st March TBC Salters Festival of Chemistry (Y9) Competition and inspiration for Year 9 students. A similar format to the long-running event for Y7-8.
‚Äč(enter via Salters website)
9 one team of 4 students per school
Wednesday 27th March 9:30-4:00 Y13 Identifying Unknown substances Develop your understanding of spectroscopic techniques, use IR and NMR equipment, solve complex puzzles - aimed to challenge the best chemists in your year group. 13 40
Friday 29th March 1:00-3:00pm KS4 Chemistry and Electricity workshops Investigate a variety of chemical cells, make a hydrogen fuel cell. 10/11 60
Tuesday 2nd April          
Wednesday 3rd April