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Thank you from your winner – Paul!

Students! Help us decide which scientists and engineers should take part in the next event, and you could win a £20 voucher. All you need to do is take 2 minutes now to judge these 12 sentences. Dear students (and scientist participants!) Wow! That was unexpected! I can only say “thank you!” from the bottom of my heart. The past two weeks have been an absolute blast – I have loved every minute of speaking (typing?) with you all – the questions had such variety I don’t even know where to begin when describing it to an outside person. It was a bit like having your birthday each day – I was never sure what questions were going to be asked, so opening up the pages to find new questions was always terrific fun! It can be quite easy to forget that the best questions can come from young minds.. So … Continue reading

Posted on November 29, 2019 by modalex in News | Comments Off on Thank you from your winner – Paul!

The winner is…

Paul Laurance-Young Congratulations! The students chose Paul as the Darmstadtium Zone winner! It’s been a fantastic two weeks and we want to say a huge THANK YOU to all scientists who took part.

Posted on November 22, 2019 by ModShane in News | 3 Comments

Join the final live chat today from 12-3pm

Log in between 12 and 3pm today for another chance to talk to the scientists in the Darmstadtium Zone!   The open live chat is a chance for you to ask your final questions, and for the scientists still in the running to win your VOTE! To take part, just log in and head to the CHAT page from 12pm! At 3pm, we’ll announce the winner live in the chat! How to join the evening chat Log in to the Darmstadtium Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions!   See you there! ModJen and the Darmstadtium Zone team

Posted on November 22, 2019 by modjen in News | Comments Off on Join the final live chat today from 12-3pm

The third scientist evicted is…

Katy Bruce The votes were counted and recounted, but the result is in – Katy, it’s game over for you! Which means our three finalists are Natalie, Nawapat and Paul. They’ll be battling it out tomorrow to win your VOTE for the £500 prize money. Who do you want to see crowned winner? Every VOTE counts! Students! On your profile, you can choose three words that you think describe a scientist. Has your opinion changed? Pick three new words!

Posted on November 21, 2019 by ModShane in News | Comments Off on The third scientist evicted is…

Join the second evening live chat tonight from 7-8pm!

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the scientists in the Darmstadtium Zone!   Continue asking your brilliant questions in this special after-school live chat. Just log in and head to the CHAT page from 7pm! This is an opportunity for you to introduce your friends and family to the scientists you’ve been talking with in school and for them to ask their own question about the scientists’ work and interests, or about science and engineering in general. It’s also an opportunity for the scientists to convince you to VOTE for them before the winner is announced tomorrow! How to join the evening chat Log in to the Darmstadtium Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions!   See you tonight! ModJen and the Darmstadtium Zone team

Posted on November 21, 2019 by modjen in News | Comments Off on Join the second evening live chat tonight from 7-8pm!

The second scientist evicted is…

Simon Brown Sorry Simon, you’re out of the running for the prize! Simon can keep answering questions and joining in the live chats, but they won’t be going home with the £500. Students, you can can comment on this post to leave a message for Simon. Who will be evicted tomorrow? It’s up to you! VOTE every day for your favourite scientist and keep them in the competition to win the prize money.

Posted on November 20, 2019 by ModShane in News | Comments Off on The second scientist evicted is…

The first scientist evicted is…

Selen Ozbek The students have spoken. Selen will still be able to answer questions and take part in live chats, but can’t win that prize money of £500. Leave your messages for Selen in the comments for this post. Remember, there will be a new scientist being evicted each day this week, so make sure to VOTE every day for your favourite and keep them in the competition.

Posted on November 19, 2019 by ModShane in News | 2 Comments

Join the evening live chat 7-8pm tonight!

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the scientists in the Darmstadtium Zone!   Continue asking your brilliant questions in this special after-school live chat. Just log in and head to the CHAT page from 7pm! Why not introduce your friends and family to the scientists you’ve been talking with in school? You can even ask them to pose their own question about the scientists’ work and interests, or about science and engineering in general, the careers available and more… How to join the evening chat Log in to the Darmstadtium Zone as normal Click the CHAT icon Start asking your questions!   See you tonight! ModJen and the Darmstadtium Zone team

Posted on November 14, 2019 by modjen in News | Comments Off on Join the evening live chat 7-8pm tonight!