School pupils get inspired by science

Pupils visiting the mobile science lab
Pupils visiting the mobile science lab

A mobile science lab for young people visited Poulton.

Local school groups took part in organised visits to the lab which was based at Baines High School.

Designed to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, Lab in a Lorry offers 11-14 year olds the opportunity to explore science through specially created interactive experiments.

The Lab in a Lorry programme consists of two 44ft lorries that have been visiting schools, youth organisations, major events, and communities free-of-charge across the UK and Ireland since early 2005.

Each lorry is fitted with three lab areas where groups of up to six young people can take part in experiments.

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