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CLEAPSS Don't buy it, make it! Event

CLEAPSS course
09:30 - 16:00
12 July 2018
Mathematics and Science Learning Centre, The Graham Hills Building 29, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Mathematics and Science Learning Centre on 023 8059 8810 or email .

Event details

CLEAPSS Make-it guides give details and straightforward instructions for technicians to produce a variety of science equipment at less cost than buying “off the shelf”. This course gives participants the opportunity to make a selection of items featured in our Make-it guides. They will gain experience in soldering, using hand tools and working with different materials such as wood, plastic and aluminium sheet.

Participants will make around 10 items usually drawn from this list:

  • Spirit burner Soldered and other connecting leads
  • Bottle top crucible 1.5V battery holder
  • Inoculation loop Electrical component holder
  • Stand for gas preparation apparatus Bulb holder
  • Microscale electrolysis apparatus Arduino voltage data logger
  • Soldering aid Arduino temperature data logger

Course Fee: £125 per person attending

This is for a full day of professional development, all CLEAPSS course resources, lunch and refreshments.

CLEAPSS courses are intended for CLEAPSS members – if you are uncertain about your membership please contact CLEAPSS on 01895 251496. An additional charge may be payable for non-members attending courses.


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