Local school children perform The Periodic Table to the tune of the can-can from Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld. The performance is followed by an awards ceremony for winners of the primary school poster competition for the Periodic Table.
Marking one of the greatest achievements in science, 150 years ago, come and celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table. Enjoy a day of interactive chemistry activities, engaging public talks, live music, plus the chance to see the oldest periodic table in the world, discovered right here in St Andrews!
Take a fascinating journey through history and explore various Periodic Tables on display including:
Families can also enjoy an array of tabletop chemistry experiments, providing children a fun introduction to the Periodic Table of Elements, and hear the first performances of new music by Nicole Murphy and Robin Haigh.
With thanks to University of St Andrews, Royal Society of Chemistry and Royal Society of Edinburgh.