In 2022 Festivals of Chemistry introduced a three-stage, blended approach that included both online elements and the reintroduction of in-person events hosted at universities in the United Kingdom.
Stage 1 – Explore Chemistry Careers
Videos and Careers lesson plans with corresponding resources delving in to chemistry as a subject, its application in the real world and the career pathways it offers.
Stage 2 – Discovery Days
10 Regional Discovery Days took place on-site at universities across the UK. The days consisted of an inspiring speaker, a hands on practical chemistry experiment and a careers panel. On the day there was also CPD provision for teachers attending.
Stage 3 – Chemistry for Good Challenge
A nationwide challenge exploring using Chemistry for Good which launched this summer.
Students aged 14-16 years old work in teams of up to 4 to create innovative solutions to make the world a greener place through improving or reducing waste. Learn more here.