Category Archives: 2014

Beryllium Zone Report – November 2014

Beryl picThe Beryllium Zone was the busiest zone in I’m a Scientist Ireland 2014. Over 560 students took part (our target is 330 students per zone), 24 chats were booked and more than 1,200 questions were asked. After removing duplicates and spam, 350 of them were approved and sent to the scientists. Shikha really earned her position as winner, by being responsible of 42% of the scientists’ answers in this zone.

 

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Boron Zone Report – November 2014

boron picThe Boron Zone was a primary school only. We went over our target of 350 registered students, and 89% of the 387 who registered actively participated in the event. The thing that really stood out in the Boron Zone, was the sheer inquisitiveness of the students! The questions just kept on coming and coming; as soon as the scientist had answered a batch, there were more to answer! The scientists did a great job of answering as many of them as possible.

 

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Sustainability Zone Report – November 2014

sust picThe Sustainability Zone was a very busy zone, with more than 400 registered students, of whom 89% asked a question, voted for their favourite scientist, or took part in a live chat. There were 23 chats booked on this zone, James and Francesca being responsible of three quarters of the scientists’ activity. The students really got into the spirit of the zone and many of their questions were focused on the theme.

 

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Evolution Zone Report – November 2014

evo picStudents in the Evolution Zone were particularly interested in the scientists’ research. The discussions in the live chats explored the work of all the scientists, with conversations about animals, life, humans, fossils, birds, and other species. The zone winner, Chloe Kinsella, stands out as really engaging with the students, giving 42% of the answers in live chats.

 

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