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Good bacteria – lactobaccilus

As part of our Dirty Stinky Children project we want to know all about microorganisms – the good, the bad and the ugly! We have learnt a lot about infections and diseases, rotting and decomposing and how our bodies protect … Continue reading

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Swabbing the School (Irchester)

We swabbed different parts of the school searching for bacteria. To do this we had to make agar gel.The way this works is the bacteria feeds on the glucose in the nutrient agar which makes them grow into a colony … Continue reading

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Coming soon…..

Excitement is building in Irchester… The Lab_13 Lectures are just three weeks away! We are pleased to say that both showings are now FULLY BOOKED which means we have about 400 children from Year5, 6 and 7 coming from all … Continue reading

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Dads Club – Science of Cider

Dads Club on a Friday has been going from strength to strength in Irchester. The latest project has been all about the Science of Cider. As we had so many apples in our gardens at  the beginning of October we … Continue reading

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“Why do leaves change colour in the autumn?”

At Lab_13 Irchester we asked ‘Why do leaves change colour every season?’ Today we got to find out the answer! We drew a Venn diagram on the white board and we sorted the leaves we had collected. We had red, … Continue reading

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What do gills look like?

During Questions Week at Irchester the children have been finding out the answer to some of their questions. Sam had been studying habitats and how animals adapt to their environment and asked “What do gills actually look like?” So, Sam … Continue reading

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Happy 2nd Birthday Lab_13 Irchester!

As you all know, recently, it was Lab _13’s 2nd birthday!!!!!! It was stupendously stupendous. The day kicked off with an amazing assembly hosted by us, the committee. It was exciting and interactive and we wowed all 350 children with mindblowing … Continue reading

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