On for a ride

6th February 1998 at 00:00
Britain's first astronaut, Helen Sharman, will be giving interactive space-based lectures at Alton Towers, Staffordshire, as part of the "Passport to Science" events organised for key stage 3 to 4 pupils during national science week, March 16-20. Students will also be able to study science topics by relating them to popular rides. A teachers' guide and worksheets containing questions on speed, energy and forces will be provided. For details, tel: 01538 703344.

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