Discover Materials this Winter 2023

12 December 2023, 9.45am - 2.00pm

Online (Zoom and YouTube Live)

Click here to sign up on Eventbrite

After a break in 2022 we are delighted that we are going to be run a live, online event that can be streamed live into classrooms. in the run up to the Winter break.

You can discover how best to pack baubles with Dan and even help Tess to select the best materials for Santa to use for the epic voyage across the globe.

Leah will be talk  about the fantastic material related to space exploration and you can discover how strong the chocolates in a selection box are with Amanda.

We will also have a live Q&A session where you can ask some of our fantastic Discover Materials Ambassadors anything to do with Materials Science and find out why they love the subject.

To sign up then please follow the Eventbrite link (which will let you join in the Zoom Webinar and get involved LIVE in the sessions).

There are only a limited number of tickets available on Eventbrite but if they are all sold out then you can follow the sessions LIVE on our YouTube channel.



1000 – 1015 Welcome and introduction to Materials

1015 – 1045 Space Materials (Leah Nani Alconcel)

1045 – 1100 BREAK

1100 -1130 Bauble Packing (Dan Scotson)

1130 – 1200 Santa Materials Selection (Tess Knowles)

1200 – 1215 BREAK

1215 – 1245 Stretching a Selection Box (Amanda Southworth)

1245 – 1255 Introduction to our Wrapping Paper Experiment (TBC)

1255 – 1310 BREAK

1310 – 1400 Materials Science Q&A (Five of our fantastic Discover Materials Ambassadors)



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