July summer school

We are holding our annual science summer school for year 12s in South West Wales, between 17th and 22nd July 2016.

To sign up, you will need to fill in the application form. We will then send you a consent form for your parent/guardian to complete, and confirm that you are accepted onto the course.

When? Monday 17th – Friday 22nd July 2016
Where? Swansea University, Singleton Park campus, SA2 8PP
Cost? ABSOLUTELY FREE and we provide lunch and travel costs too!

What will I be doing?

Sunday Arrive and settle into halls of residence Meet the program organiser and your student ambassadors; meet some of the academics teaching you over the week; settle into your room and have a look around campus
Monday Myth busting climate change Learn about the albedo effect; create the greenhouse effect in a bottle
Tuesday Animal adaptations Learn how animals survive in our oceans; perform dissection to better understand how their biology differs; see real live sea creatures from our coastline
Wednesday Hunting for exoplanets Use our state-of-the-art optics lab; learn how NASA finds new planets; use LEGO Mindstorms to hunt for your own
Thursday Morning: Space
Afternoon: Plague and the blood
View space through remote robotic telescopes; Learn about pathogens; Role play fighting off an outbreak of unknown origin
Friday Science Circus day