🏆 The Plant Zone Winner is…

Thanks to all the students, scientists and teachers that have taken part in the Plant Zone! It has been a fab 4 weeks. We hope you’ve enjoyed it – and we hope you’ve learnt something about what it’s like being a scientist. There have been some excellent questions asked by students.Here are some of my favourites – click to read the answers! Throughout the Zone students have been voting for their favourite scientist.That scientist will win £500 to spend on more STEM engagement. We are pleased to announce that the winner is… 🥇Ilma Qonaah Ilma is researching new, natural ways to protect wheat crops from aphids, as global warming has impacted the the effectiveness of insecticides in recent years… 🎉 Congratulations! 🥳 Ilma received the most votes from the students! Though the Zone has come to an end, you can view it at any time, to look back at the … Continue reading

Posted on March 31, 2023 by modanna in News | 1 Comment

🏆 The first scientist of the week is…

🥇Ilma Qonaah Ilma researches plants (specifically wheat) and insects (specifically aphids) Ilma received the most votes from the students this week! 🎉 Congratulations! 🥳 Students, there are still 3 weeks left of the zone so don’t forget there’s still time to Ask, Vote and Chat! Who will be the winner? Students get a new vote every week. Choose wisely! Mod Anna and the Plant Zone team

Posted on March 10, 2023 by modanna in News | 2s Comments