Science and Geoscience - University of Derby

Science and Geoscience

Science and Geoscience “Fantastically well organised, and we all felt very welcome, students really felt comfortable” – Teacher who attended a Year 12 Science Taster Day
 Exploring Science - Which degree is right for me?
Date Wednesday 21 June 2017
Year Group Year 12/Year 13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size Flexible
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description Join us for our annual Exploring Science Day, full of science workshops and talks at our Kedleston Road site. Your students will have the opportunity to choose from a range of subject-specific workshops, and listen to talks on university life, student finance and student living.
Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk or book here
 Year 10 Science Taster Day
Date Tuesday 4 July 2017
Year Group Year 10 students
Maximum group size Flexible
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description You and your students are invited to join us for our annual Year 10 Science Day. Your students will have the opportunity to take part in subject specific workshops and activities, as well as taking a look at our facilities and speaking to our current undergraduate students.
Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk or book here
 Biology, Zoology, Human Biology and Biomedical Health - Academic Workshops to support your students' learning
Date Flexible
Maximum group size 30 students
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road or in your school or college
Description

We offer a variety of academic workshops to support your students' learning. Please see the list below for titles of these workshops:

  • Physiological measurements: Examining human bones and life-size organs - 1 hour, Year 10-13/Access
  • Bacteria: friend or foe? - 1 hour, Year 10-13/Access
  • Enzymes, kinetics and diagnostic use: an introduction to spectrophotometry - 2 hours, Year 12-13/Access
  • The secrets in your genes - 1 hour, Year 10-13/Access
  • The science of Jurassic Park - 1-2.5 hours, Year 12-13/Access
  • Apocalypse Now (or maybe tomorrow) - 1-2.5 hours, Year 11-13/Access
  • Into the deep: Exploring the deep, dark sea - 1-2.5 hours, Year 11-13/Access

If you would like any more information on the above workshops please click here or please contact us.

Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk 
 Forensic Science - Academic Workshops to support your students' learning
Date Flexible
Maximum group size Flexible
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road or in your school or college
Description

We offer a variety of academic workshops to support your students' learning. Please see the list below for titles of these workshops:

  • CSI Derby - 1 hour, Year 10-11
  • Acid bath murders - 2-3 hours, Year 10-11
  • Forensics@Derby: Can you assist the CSI team in processing the scene of the crime for evidence? - 2 hours, Year 12-13/Access

If you would like any more information on the above workshops please click here or contact us.

Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk 
 Geography and Geology - Academic Workshops to support your students' learning
Date Flexible
Maximum group size Flexible
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road or in your school or college
Description

We offer a variety of academic workshops to support your students' learning. Please see the list below for titles of these workshops:

  • Understanding the Earth's ice - 1-1.5 hours, Year 10-13/Access
  • Satellite remote sensing - Interpreting the Earth using satellite imagery - 1-1.5 hours, Year 10-13/Access
  • The structure of the Earth and plate tectonics - 1-1.5 hours, Year 10-13/Access
  • Oil and gas - 1-1.5 hours, Year 10-13/Access

If you would like any more information on the above workshops please click here or contact us.

Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk 
 A STEMtastic day out!
Date Flexible
Year Group Year 10- 13/Access to HE students
Maximum group size Whole year group
Length of session Full day
Location University of Derby, Kedleston Road
Description

This event gives your students the opportunity to take part in four 1.5 hour taster sessions based on our degree programmes:

  • Motorsport Engineering
  • Electronic and Sound Engineering
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Product Design degree programmes.
Contact outreach@derby.ac.uk