Airboat Challenge

On Friday 22 nd June approximately 50 Year 9s and Year 8s had a visit from John Dalton an engineer who is from the Smallpeice Trust. So who are the Smallpeice Trust? Well their ethos is about ‘Daring Young People to Imagine’. They are all about inspiring ..

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BiOrbAir – Update

Since the last post, students have been busy adding more plants including a beautiful orchid. Life inside the terrarium is thriving with optimum conditions for plant growth. Recently students have introduced ‘Kenny’, a young praying mantis from Kenya. Kenny has settled in wel ..

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BiOrbAIR is up and running!

The terrarium has been successfully setup by a team of year eight students. The group carefully put the unit together and got their hands dirty planting a range of tropical plants. A couple of beetles became the first inhabitants as they were found in amongst the live moss. N ..

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Day of Birds

Last week was British Science Week and to celebrate this event, Hove Park Science Department organised a ‘Day of Birds’. We invited year 5 and 6 children from West Blatchington, Hangleton and St Bartholomews primary schools to join us, along with 60 year 7’s ..

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Tropical Terrarium coming soon to lab 29!

BiOrbAIR is a fully automated terrarium that creates a perfect micro-climate for tropical plants and creatures. A small group of environmental scientists in year 8 will be helping to set up and maintain the terrarium. The BiOrbAIR is packed full of technology including automa ..

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