The Future of Food
In 2050, there’ll be close to 10 billion people crowding our planet. With less space to grow food, less water to grow it with, and more concerns about its footprint, what will we all be eating? Join YouTuber and BBC presenter Greg Foot to discover the cutting-edge science and tech tackling these problems head on. Meet industry and thought leaders planning the menu of 2050: drought-tolerant rice, longer-lasting bananas, and lab-grown burgers.FacilitatorGreg FootLocationOnline broadcastSuitable ForJunior secondary school studentsLanguageEnglish with Chinese & English subtitlesDate & Time
Mon - FriRemarks
- The talk lasts for about 30mins.
- Schools are required to register through Croucher Science Week school-event registration site.
- Registered schools will receive a link to access the video which will be available for unlimited playing in the period of time listed above.
- Registered schools will receive a resource pack by email for teachers to arrange follow-up activity.
- School registration starts on 25 February 2021 at 12noon.
Deep Ocean Lab
What happens as you dive further and further into the dark ocean? Join YouTuber and BBC presenter Greg Foot for the story of his scientific adventure to the deep. Using stunning videos of his own dive down to a depth of 1000 feet in the twilight zone, Greg will explain the importance of our oceans, and uncover how our daily lives on land are affecting this faraway subterranean world. You’ll even get the chance to meet a creature from these murky ocean depths!FacilitatorGreg FootLocationOnline broadcastSuitable ForAged 12 or aboveLanguageEnglish with Chinese & English subtitlesDate & Time
16.30 - 17.15 28.03 Sun 15.45 - 16.30 10.04 Sat 15.45 - 16.30 11.04 Sun 15.45 - 16.30Remarks
- The talk lasts for about 45mins.
- Audiences are required to register through Croucher Science Week Go Virtual website to access the video.
- Registration will be available on 4 March 2021 at 12noon.