Festival aims to inspire scientists of the future

The British Science festival aims is to encourage people to take an interest in everything scientific.

But with the latest round of GCSE results showing a drop in science grades, there is a big drive to encourage children and young people to get excited about science.

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British Science Festival

Tyneside is playing host to the British Science Festival this week. It's the seventh time Newcastle has been chosen to hold the lectures, events and workshops.