Junior Science Challenge Day
We recently had the pleasure of welcoming students from four local junior schools who took part in the QM Junior Science Challenge Day. The aim of the day is to give students a taste of what science lessons in Senior School are like and we’re confident that our visitors all had a superb time. This year’s Challenge theme was ‘James Bond’.
Teams from Bootham, Brackenfield, Escrick Primary and Terrington Hall all took part in a programme of Chemistry experiments and Physics challenges. They were tasked with trying to make the coldest martini (shaken, not stirred) and the strongest building which could be scaled by 007 himself.
The judging panel, made up of teachers from the QM Science Department, were all extremely impressed and were delighted to announce the winning teams, who received their prizes from QM Head, Jessica Miles:
3rd place – “The Space Boys” from Brackenfield School
2nd place – “Team Galaxy” from Terrington Hall
1st place – “Shrinking Scientists” from Bootham School
The ‘Agent Laser’ team from Escrick Primary were also given a special award for their James Bond themed presentation on laser and lights. Congratulations to all of the teams on a fantastic Challenge.