Engaging future generations in science

Nottingham wants young people to see and feel the wow factor of science and inspire them to become the scientists of the future. That’s why some exciting new approaches have been developed in schools, colleges and universities which are designed to put science and technology into real world contexts for students.

Click on the following YouTube link to see Cosmologist Anne Green taking part in the "Lab in a Lorry" project.


In a lorry which is driven to various schools in the East Midlands, scientists and engineers introduce students to scientific principles. In this film, Anne is looking into various properties of light by trying to explain why the sky is blue.

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