Antibiotics Zone Report – November 2014

ant picWith over 560 registered students from 18 different schools, more than 31,000 page views, and 25 live chats, the Antibiotics Zone was the busiest one in I’m a Scientist. This zone was aimed at Year 11 students and up, and there were four European schools (one in Spain and three in France) who took part in it. Of note, the number of answers and lines of live chat were very evenly distributed among the five scientists.

 

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Big Data Zone Report – November 2014

big data picWith 521 registered students and over 30,000 page views, the Big Data Zone had one of the highest levels of activity of I’m a Scientist November 2014, which has been our busiest event so far. The winner of the zone, Stefan really earned his prize by attending every live chat and being responsible of almost half of the scientists’ lines of live chat and 39% of their answers.

 

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Body Zone Report – November 2014

body picThe Body Zone was very popular with teachers, it featured a steady influx of ASK questions that lead to more than 1,150 questions asked, of which more than 700 were approved and sent to the scientists. The scientists were great at coping with such a large number of questions, giving a total of over 1,400 answers.

 

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Chemcareers Zone Report – November 2014

chem picThe ChemCareers Zone was built to help students find out more about careers in chemistry. Instead of five scientists, there were five experts working in careers advice roles and have had different experiences in the chemistry careers landscape. Students took advantage of the opportunity and asked a lot of questions about the expert’s personal experiences and opinions about school subjects, university courses and careers.

 

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Drug Synthesis Zone Report – November 2014

drug picThe Drug Synthesis Zone was one of the most focused zones with regard to questions sticking to the theme. Scientists made a good effort at being present for live chats, especially Zoe, David and Sarah, who were responsible for most of the answers and lines of live chat.

 

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Europium Zone Report – November 2014

eu picThe Europium Zone had the highest percentage of active students of all the zones in I’m a Scientist November 2014: up to 93% of the 491 registered students chatted with scientists, asked a question, commented or voted for their favourite scientist. All the scientists had a similar participation in answering ASK questions but Ali and Alex were particularly good with the live chats, being responsible of over 80% of the total lines of live chat.

 

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Extreme Temperature Zone Report- November 2014

ext picThe Extreme Temperature Zone was very busy, with 543 students from 18 schools registered the event. 92% of these students took an active part by asking a question, commenting, chatting or voting for their favourite scientist. The five scientists were really good and kept an engaging tone throughout the event, especially Kate, whose research on volcanoes attracted a lot of attention.

 

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Gadolinium Report Zone – November 2014

Gado picThe Gadolinium Zone saw a high variety of questions covering all the range of science subjects the scientists on the zone were working on. All the scientists were very good at engaging with students, particularly Tora, who was responsible for more than a third of the scientists’ lines of live chat.

 

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Space Zone Report – November 2014

spa picAlways a popular zone theme; the Space Zone saw a large number of focused questions around the topic of Space. 92% of the students registered in the zone were active; chatting with the scientists, asking questions, and commenting or voting for their favourite. All the scientists engaged well with the students, especially Helen and Julia, who were responsible of most of the answers and scientists’ lines of live chat.

 

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Spectroscopy Zone Zone Report – November 2014

spec picThe five scientists taking part in the Spectroscopy Zone got really involved in the event, which lead to an average of almost three answers per approved ASK question. Matthew and Andrew were particularly good in the live chats, being responsible of over 70% of the scientists’ activity in them.

 

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