Second official video of the Workshop on Accelerator Science and Engineering now on YouTube
The University of Liverpool’s Quasar group has released on YouTube the official video of the Workshop on Accelerator Science and Engineering of 14 July 2016, which was attended by Year 9 students from Shevington High School, Wigan.
A total of 54 teenagers came to the Cockcroft Institute with their teachers to enjoy a day of experimental demonstrations on electromagnetism and mingling with world-class accelerator scientists.
The students were given the task of building a series of machines that demonstrate the basic principles of particle accelerators. While learning the importance of accelerators in science and society, they had the chance to test their experimental skills and consider the prospect of pursuing a career in science.
The project was funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council through the Public Engagement Small Award scheme.