I'm a Scientist, Get me out of here!

Im a Scientist, Get me out of here! is the UK’s largest online science engagement event where students get to meet and interact with real scientists. It’s an X Factor-style competition between the scientists, where students are the judges.

Students submit questions which the scientists will try to answer by the next day. Students then have live online Facebook-style chats with the scientists, where they ask questions, learn more about the scientists, and let scientists know their opinions. It takes place online over a two week period.

I'm a Scientist get me out of here word cloud
The most popular used words from live chats that took place in March 2012. The size of the word represents its usage and popularity.

 

The teachers who participated in the 2011 events reported that they were keen to take part again next year and 96% felt that their students had a more positive view of science after meeting and interacting with real scientists online. In 2012, the Institute funded a greater number of physics-based zones and will be sponsoring future zones in this expanding and successful project.

Enquiries
Teachers: If you wish to be notified of when bookings open for future I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! events, join the IOP’s affiliation scheme to receive updates. 

16-19 students: If you wish to be notified of when bookings open for future I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! events, join the IOP’s 16-19 membership to receive updates.

Members: If you wish to take part, register via http://imascientist.org.uk/scientists



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