About Meet the Elements Camp
Meet the Elements - A Journey Through Chemistry Camp
Free early drop off 8.30am
4-7 and 8-12 years, (age adjusted & separated groups)
5 Days: £460
The topics we will cover over the week are:
Day 1, Monday, 15 August 2022
• What is Chemistry?
• From the first Alchemists to modern Chemists.
• What is the Matter? Incredible Atoms and the Periodic Table
• Hydrogen and Helium: The Universe’s first Elements
• Chemical bonding: How the Elements interact
Day 2, Tuesday, 16 August 2022
• Explosive Chemical Reactions and amazing physical changes
• What are the States of Matter? From the coldest Condensates to the hottest Plasmas
• The Properties of Matter – Amazing Materials of the Future!
• Non-Newtonian Liquids that break all the Rules!
Day 3, Wednesday, 17 August 2022
• The Power of Hydrogen: Corrosive Acids and Caustic Alkalis
• The Magic of Water, and its Evil Twin, Hydrogen Peroxide
• The Element of Life: Adventures with Carbon.
• Can you freeze a Gas? Experiments with Carbon Dioxide
• Radioactive! Marie Curie and the most dangerous Elements
Day 4, Thursday, 18 August 2022
• Heavy Metal: The Metallic Elements and their Properties
• The superpowers of Iron and Copper
• Dazzling Polymers and How to Make Them!
• Plastic and Paper: Recycle, Reuse, and Reduce!
Day 5, Friday, 19 August 2022
• What is Density? Can you stack liquids?
• The Elements in Your Body!
• Dorothy Hodgkin and the Beautiful World of Crystals
• Experiments with Chromatography- the Chemistry of Colour
Current Term Dates
15 August 2022 - 19 August 2022