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Students visit Chemistry at Work Event.
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3rd July 2017

Pupils from South Shore Academy attended a ‘Chemistry at Work’ event on Thursday 29th June 2017 at Catalyst Science Discovery Centre in Widnes. Pupils attended six different workshops from major companies including SSE, RSClare labs and Croda.

Activities included handling recycled aluminium, performing endothermic and exothermic reactions, making suncream and shampoo and talks on astrophysics, data modelling and how a power station works. A selection of SSA students attend this event every year with the intention of introducing them to careers in science they have perhaps never considered and enthusing them about science in the real world.