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Moderator reflections In the Zone…

Hi, I’m Katie the main moderator on In the Zone. It’s been great fun getting to know all you scientists, teachers and students and with the event over, it’s time to reflect on everything that’s happened!   The big run … Continue reading

Posted on July 31, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

In the Zone student winners!

  Throughout the 11 weeks In the Zone, students have been actively asking questions and having high energy live chats and now it’s time to say well done to the student winners in both zones.   Moderators and scientists have … Continue reading

Posted on July 16, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Congratulations to the WINNERS!

We’re at the end of 10 high energy, heart pumping weeks In the Zone. Students’ and scientists’ minds and bodies have definitely been in motion, with students asking over 1780 questions on running, athletics, nutrition, strength and speed. And now … Continue reading

Posted on July 13, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

The FINAL scientists In the Zone are…

The last 10 weeks In the 7 – 11 Zone have been pretty intense. With over 1,600 students having 116 ‘buzzing’ live chats and asking over 1,700 weird and wonderful questions. Students and scientists have been exploring minds and bodies … Continue reading

Posted on July 6, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Speedy fingers, muscle and aggression!

With only 1 week till we announce the final 5 scientists In the Zone, the pressure is on! We’ll be counting students votes on Friday 6th July at 1.45pm and ONLY the most recent vote counts! So students, make sure … Continue reading

Posted on June 29, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Students, make your vote count!

It’s crunch time … at 1.45pm on Friday 6th July we’ll be counting your votes & announcing the top five scientists to make it through to the final week In the Zone! ONLY your most recent vote counts! Who do … Continue reading

Posted on June 29, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

DNA, bones and butterflies!

Students had 19 lively live chats this week¬† and with only 2 weeks left, it’s time for students to VOTE for their favourite scientist to be In the Zone champions and win the ¬£500 prize for science engagement!   BIG … Continue reading

Posted on June 22, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Bones and speed!

Students have now asked over 1,000 questions and have 60 live chats booked for the rest of term! There’s still time to BOOK your live chat to get your students In the Zone! Questions: Bones and speed! Students have gone … Continue reading

Posted on June 15, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Over 900 mind boggling, sporty questions!

Live chats… In last week’s 7-11 Zone live chats students asked: “how many bpm does your heart do after an 10 mile cycle?“, “do any footy players take drugs” and “why do athliets need to take drugs?” And in the … Continue reading

Posted on June 8, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment

Teacher In the Zone: ‘The buzz that this created in the classroom was huge’

We asked participating teacher Liz Nicholson from St Marys Catholic School to write a report on her experiences In the Zone…   Why take part? When I started teacher training I had to do an exercise to get some young … Continue reading

Posted on May 29, 2012 by in News | Leave a comment