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Thursday 11th December 2008

Twenty three budding chemists from Sacred Heart High School in Newcastle swapped a lovely warm lab for a Chemistry lesson deep under the North Pennines at Killhope Leading Mining centre.

The intrepid 14 and 15 year olds were the first group to take part in a purposely designed science lesson on the GCSE Science topic ‘extracting metals’ at the centre.

Tuesday 2nd December 2008

Over the last month young people from all over Tyne and Wear have been taking an extra special interest in their environment as part of the Newcastle Science City schools ‘Science and Nature’ photo competition.

The competition winners were announced and presented with their prizes at the Scientia 08 conference at St James Park, in front of all Newcastle’s leading scientists.