Students have spoken. The votes have been counted. Congratulations KATHERINE, we look forward to hearing how you spend your £500 prize money. Hard luck to DARREN and thank you to all the other scientists who took part. You were all brilliant and each and every single one of you has contributed to the great success of this event. We’ve had two weeks of hot debate, stimulating chat and mind-boggling facts. Students, don’t forget to fill in the event feedback survey to be in with a chance to win £20 WH Smith vouchers, here: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/847167/I-m-a-Scientist-March-2012-Tell-us-what-you-think
We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes since yesterday and now it’s game over for… DAPHNE This leaves just KATHERINE and DARREN to fight it out for the £500 prize tomorrow. What would they both do with the money, you ask? Katherine says “I would use it to develop the stuff for a chemistry kit that could be taken into schools near Keele” and Darren says “Create an educational resource for high schools, based on analysing videos of real behavioural experiments, just like we do in the lab”. The competition is hotting up and the scientists are pulling out all the stops to secure your all important final vote. Only you decide who gets the £500 prize. Not your teacher, not the other scientists. Ask them more questions to help you decide who should win – https://germaniumm12.imascientist.org.uk/ask And most importantly vote NOW to make sure your favourite scientist walks off with the prize … Continue reading
We’ve counted the votes since yesterday and now it’s time to evict… JOHN In just 24 hours time the final 2 Germanium Zone scientists will be revealed to battle it out in the final. Who gets through to the final for a chance to win £500? YOU decide! The last 3 scientists have it all to play for and they’re fighting for YOUR vote. So vote NOW to make sure your favourite scientist makes it through to Friday’s final – https://germaniumm12.imascientist.org.uk/vote/ If you haven’t made up your mind why not ask the scientists those all important tie breaker questions to help you decide? https://germaniumm12.imascientist.org.uk/ask One student in each zone will win a £20 WH Smith voucher for asking the best questions in the opinion of the moderators. So keep asking those mind boggling questions that push the scientist to their limits, and it might just be you… Sorry to see … Continue reading
It’s been a fantastic event so far and the scientists have worked hard, answering thousands of questions between them. But on Friday there can only be one winner in each zone, so some of them have to go. We are sorry to have to do this to you, but the first scientist to be evicted is… CATHAL Thanks so much for all you’ve done. We hope you’ve enjoyed taking part. There will be evictions every day for the rest of the week, with the winner announced on Friday. Keep voting students! Some of the great questions we’ve had so far include: Does any living thing get physically or emotionally hurt in your tests/experiments? Why are planets round why cant they be other shapes i.e squares Do all living things have their own souls in their bodies? if the body dies, what happen to the soul then? are ghosts real? … Continue reading
On Tuesday the scientist with the fewest votes will be evicted from the Germanium Zone. YOU decide who goes… Will it be: ‘confused, organised, sleepy’ Katherine ‘passionate, inquisitive, friendly’ Jon ‘fortunate, talkative, determined’ Darren ‘stubborn, hard-working, enthusiastic’ Daphne ‘loud, fun, brainy’ Cathal After Tuesday’s eviction, you get a new vote to save your favourite scientist in the evictions on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Next Friday the surviving scientist will be declared the Germanium Zone winner and win the £500 prize!