Thursday 6th March 2014 – Year 6 Holy Name Catholic Primary School. For the past 3 years our trips to Withyhedge have been part funded by the Sustainable Development Fund which is Welsh Government funding which is managed by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Thanks to this funding we have been able to take 30 […]
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Wednesday 5th March 2014 – Year 6 Pennar Community School
Wednesday 5th February – Cleddau Reach School Year 2 & 5 We took pupils from Cleddau Reach to explore their school pond. The pupils all had a go at pond dipping and collected some creatures to take back to the classroom for a closer look under the microscope.
We had a busy but brilliant day with Ysgol Cilgerran today. We delivered three workshops back to back for their key stage two classes! The workshops were about different materials and in particular plastic. We even made our own biodegradable plastic using milk and vinegar.
29th November 2013 Ysgol Glan Cleddau spent the morning cleaning up Freshwater East. They spotted a bag handle lying on the sand, on closer inspection they realised it was still attached to a giant bag which was beneath the surface. They were all determined to dig the bag out of the sand so we could […]
27th November 2013 The Darwin Team were invited to DragonLNG to meet with Paul Howells the HSE and Ian Bannister an Operations Technician who are both keen conservationists. The pair have been doing great work on the site to create suitable habitats for our local wildlife.
21st November 2013 St Mark’s helped to clean up Freshwater East thanks to Keep Wales Tidy who let us borrow their equipment. The children collected 6 bags of rubbish in just over an hour. They found several full dog poo bags as well as used nappies that had been chucked in the hedge just […]
Mark Smith a Theoretical Physicist and keen STEM Ambassador delivered a fascinating lecture on Nuclear Fusion this morning. His captive audience were the U3A. They were engrossed in the subject at hand and they had all of their questions on nuclear energy answered by Mark. Mark regularly does talks on Nuclear Fusion on behalf of […]
The Darwin Centre as the Pembrokeshire twig of the British Science Association teamed up with the Wales Gene Park to organise a genetics roadshow for local pupils. The event was kindly hosted by Pembrokeshire College in the Merlin Theatre. We had 3 fantastic speakers and several interesting questions from the pupils that attended. Dr David Wilcockson […]