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 […]
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The Darwin Centre and Energy In Education invited pupils from Ysgol Bro Gwaun, Ysgol Dewi Sant & Pembroke School to spend the day at Pembrokeshire College to carry out a project on renewable energy and complete a Bronze CREST award. Previous to this CREST day the pupils had visited a wind turbine thanks to Infinergy, […]
Each year the Darwin Centre puts on two Science Aglow events at the Merlin Theatre in Pembrokeshire College. As the Darwin Centre is the West Wales branch of the British Science Association the first one occurs in March during National Science & Engineering Week and the second one during July. Four schools are invited to attend and they are encouraged […]
International students from Pembrokeshire College joined Marten on Nolton Haven for a litter pick. Afterwards Marten gave them a presentation on the problems of marine litter, in particular plastics.
This week is Clean Coasts Week, a Keep Wales Tidy initiative sponsored by McDonalds so we took a group of students from MITEC at Pembrokeshire College to clean up West Dale. The team from MITEC collected over 6 bag fulls of rubbish which were mostly filled with plastic bottles tops and fishing rope/nets. Check […]
A team of select pupils from Ysgol Dewi Sant spent the morning at Pembrokeshire College where they took part in a series of activities led by Tim Brew – Energy in Education. The pupils then split into small groups and were given the task of designing blades for a wind turbine. A competition took place […]
We have a great new project for secondary pupils working along side Infinergy a wind farm development company and Tim Brew from Energy In Education.
Pupils from Fenton, Haverfordwest VC and St Marks primary schools came to Pembrokeshire College to sample all of the different courses available. The Darwin team helped to deliver some of the science tasters which involved experiments using different types of energy. The children used heat to create light energy, sound to create electrical energy, heat to […]
Pembrokeshire College students on the Army Preparatory course accompanied us to Nolton Haven on Monday 4th March to help clear up some of the litter. After a morning on the beach the students had a presentation from Marten on plastics and the hazards of marine litter.
Dr Ed Pope from Swansea University came to Pembrokeshire College to deliver a lecture to GCSE and A level students on Ocean Acidification (OA). 150 students from across Pembrokeshire attended and learnt the basics of OA and they were informed on Swansea’s current research into the subject. In the evening the same lecture […]