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National Museum of Scotland

Chambers Street

Edinburgh

EH1 1JF

United Kingdom

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Suitable for: S13
Cost: Free of charge

No of pupils: 24 per session max
Timings: 10:3013:00 or 11:0013:30 (60 minute workshop, 60 minute exhibition & gallery visit)
Dates: Mon 17Wed 19 Feb 2020

Pupils will work with professional researchers to diagnose and treat malaria infections. They will examine sample blood smears from infected patients, then interview a mock ‘patient’ with malaria to find out how the infection can make people feel. Pupils will be tasked to select the right treatment for their patient and to advise them how to reduce their chances of infection in the future

This event is run in partnership with Edinburgh Infectious Diseases and members of the School of Biological Sciences at The University of Edinburgh.

Classes must be accompanied by a teacher.

By reserving 1 timeslot, you can bring up to 24 pupils. If you are bringing less than 24, please let us know on the booking form and we may combine with a small class from a different school.

Class A

10:30–11:30 – Workshop

11:30–12:00 – Visit Science & Technology galleries

12:00–12:30 – Lunch (space set aside in lunchroom for packed lunches)

12:30–13:00 – Visit Parasites exhibition

Class B

11:00–11:30 – Visit Science & Technology galleries

11:30–12:00 – Visit Parasites exhibition

12:00–12:30 – Lunch (space set aside in lunchroom for packed lunches)

12:30–13:30 – Workshop



Travel Subsidy

The University of Edinburgh is able to provide some financial support towards travel expenses for schools attending this workshop. This is specifically targeted at state schools in deprived areas, where more than 45% of pupils are in the lowest 20% SIMD category. The support would be up to a max of £200 per school. This is available on a first come, first served basis. Please enquire upon booking for further information.

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