Monthly Archives: June 2019

Irchester Borrowed the Moon!

Last week, some moon rocks arrived into the school! These were real samples collected from the Moon by the Apollo Astronauts almost 50 years ago. They are still owned by NASA, who trusted us to look after them for a … Continue reading

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Rigs and Rockets

We had a busy session at the lab today! We started designing camera rigs for balloon mapping. This is a technique used all around the world to map environmental issues such as oil spills, fracking sites and green spaces in … Continue reading

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Irchester News: Journey to a chick life

This term we have had some very exciting visitors in the lab! Just after the Easter holidays they first appeared: not doing very much! Miss Draper had adopted some chick eggs. When she got them back to school the eggs … Continue reading

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Lab_13 Irchester’s 8th Birthday!

To celebrate the Birthday of Lab_13 Irchester, we always have a special day filled with science exploration. This year, for our 8th Birthday: it is 50 years since the first people walked on the moon, and we will have a … Continue reading

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New term at Lab_13 Dovecote

We had the first lab_13 session of the term yesterday! We had great fun unpacking 6 bags and boxes of experimental equipment and decorations for the lab… especially the lab coats! We stuck up posters, planets and set up kit. … Continue reading

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