Day of Science @ Strathclyde - SIPBS: Cat Allergy Simulation and STEM activity stands

Cunningham, M. R. (Advisor), Rattray, Z. (Advisor), McCruden, A. (Lecturer), Moreira, V. (Contributor), Barbour, M. (Contributor), Chalmers, S. (Contributor), Robb, K. (Contributor)

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

Description

SIPBS hosted 50 students from St Margaret's School.
Attendees: S1, S2 and S3 pupils accompanied by 4 teachers from St Margaret’s High School. The S3 pupils are all aiming to sit two Sciences, as well as Maths at Nat.5 in their S4 year.

The group conducted a pharmacology allergy experiment using an experimental simulation model of the cat. The students were given the opportunity to meet researchers in SIPBS who organised STEM stands covering topics in Chemistry, Neuroscience, Immunology and Microbiology.
Period9 May 2019
Held atFaculty Of Science
Degree of RecognitionLocal

Keywords

  • Widening participation
  • STEM
  • School engagement