Oxford College Workshops

Unlock the OxBOX: Poison Puzzle

Audience          
Years 10-11 (14-16 yrs) taking part in a visit organised by the College. A minimum group number of 12 is required. 
 
Duration:           
60 minutes
 
Workshop Description
Students explore different aspects of GCSE (or equivalent) chemistry using microscale reactions and theoretical puzzles. 
 
Skills covered
  • careful handling of chemicals
  • recording data
  • problem solving 
Booking
To request this workshop, please contact your link colleges and discuss incorporating this into your visit to Oxford. 
 

Thinking 3D

Audience          
Years 10-11 (14-16 yrs) taking part in a visit organised by the College. A minimum group number of 20 is required. 
 
Duration:           
90 minutes
 
Workshop Description
Students explore the interplay of geometry and chemistry with a carousel of activities focused on the allotropes of carbon. 
 
Skills covered
  • presentation
  • numeracy
Booking
To request this workshop, please contact your link colleges and discuss incorporating this into your visit to Oxford. 

Unlock the OxBOX: The Lab Lurker

Audience          
Year 12-13 (16-19yrs) taking part in a visit organised by the College. A minimum group number of 12 is required. 
 
Duration:           
60 minutes
 
Workshop Description
Students explore different aspects of A level chemistry using microscale reactions and theoretical puzzles and find out more about the Department's research in this area. 
 
Skills covered
  • careful handling of potentially hazardous chemicals
  • recording data
  • problem-solving
Booking
To request this workshop, please contact your link colleges and discuss incorporating this into your visit to Oxford.