Biology

Animal Skulls CHaOS+

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What type of bone are SKULLS? What are their features and how are they linked to their FUNCTION? You can find out how different animals evolved to suit their habits and their habitats and some fascinating comparisons between species!

Looking at different animal skulls to compare them and see how they differ.
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Taking pictures as a vet: How to see inside your pet - CBS 2019 talk

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X-rays are an extremely useful type of image that are used by vets almost every day. When might a vet need to take an X-ray? How do X-ray machines work? What can you see on an X-ray image? And what do X-rays of different animals look like?

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Chromatin Pipecleaner Models

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Humans have 19,000 genes. How are only certain genes turned on in each cell so that brain cells express brain genes, but not heart genes and vice versa? Here we make fun chromatin models to explore epigenetics.

Explore the world of epigenetics, using pipecleaners and corks to model DNA and the chemical changes done to it to turn genes on and off.
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Giant DNA Modelling + Supercoiling

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Play with replicating DNA

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Spectacular Seeds - CBS talk 2017

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Build a Tree

Talk about the different parts of a tree whilst building one out of craft materials
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Pentadactyl Limbs

Looking at how form is linked with function with mammal limbs
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Parasites: the force within - CBS talk 2017

This talk will explore the concept of parasitism and give examples of parasites in the wild that live at expenses of other animals or plants as well as explain parasites in human that can be medically important.
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CBS 2016 Pollination Talk

Pollination! How plants exploit anything that moves!
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Niches and speciation

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Seeing how different sized bird beaks will result in speciation based on food availability

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