Our team of 18 walkers will walk 5 million steps (or 2500 miles!) between them from Friday 15th September until Saturday 14th October. This works out at around 10,000 steps a day per person! We will be finishing our walking challenge with a hike up Snowdon for our team in the north, and a hike up Pen Y Fan for our team in the south. Snowdon is the highest peak in Wales, and Pen Y Fan is the highest in south Wales. We might even do this in fancy dress!
science made simple is a social enterprise that brings exciting science, technology, engineering, and maths shows to schools and public events across the UK and the World. We aim to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, as well as making science part of popular culture and an activity for everyone to enjoy. We perform to all ages and nothing is better than seeing the looks of joy and amazement on a child's face when they have learned something new about the world around them.
The Flying Seagull Project work across the world bringing smiles to those in need, from children in hospitals to children in refugee camps. Children are natural scientists, they are curious about the world around them, they want to learn and have fun. We feel the work the Flying Seagull Project does is truly admirable and we want to raise money support their projects.
The team of walkers consists of various groups of Cardiff University Physics Department outreach: 12 members of staff from science made simple, 2 members of staff from Las Cumbres Observatory, 2 members of staff from the Institute of Physics, and 2 friends.