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Gifted & Talented Masterclass - Comissioned Lectures
Johnny Ball’s Funtastic Science
As with Funtastic Maths, the root of the lecture is in Johnny’s self discovery in Mathematics, but can branch into any desired area of Science, Engineering or Technology. It can develop towards :
Mechanics with Pyramid building, the Mighty Five including Ramps, Wedges, Levers, Pulleys, Wheels.
Electrical Power and Electronics via Oersted, Faraday and Tesla to modern electronics, radio and mobile phones.
Mechanical and Civil Engineering via Watt, Boulton and Brunel;
Transport via Stephenson and Parsons;
Chemistry, Oil and Materials Technology via Dalton, Mendeleev, Curie and Rutherford;
The Speed of Light, Relativity and Einsteins 5 papers of 1904.
Biological Sciences via Mendel and Darwin;
This lecture is adaptably suitable for :