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School participates in STEM event for local schoolchildren

20 September 2016

Students testing a hydrogen-powered car
Students testing a hydrogen-powered car

On Wednesday 14th September, the School of Chemistry participated in the STEM Live! Event, where over 200 local Year 8 students explored the practicalities of humans living on Mars.

The School contributed a workshop where students explored how fuels could be used to generate energy on Mars. In the workshop, students were able to experiment with and compare biodiesel and photovoltaic methods of energy generation.

For more information on the event, please read the full news item: “Students explore practicalities of life on Mars at science event”.

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