Hello, young scientists! Get ready to embark on an exciting journey of discovery and action, because Newcastle University’s KATS (Kids Action Thru Science) recently paid us a visit, and it was nothing short of amazing!

Our day began with an eye-opening exploration of two pressing environmental issues: climate change and ocean pollution. With the help of cutting-edge technology, we dove deep into the underwater world, courtesy of virtual reality headsets. Can you imagine swimming alongside colorful fish and majestic sharks without even getting wet? It was like being transported to an underwater paradise right from our classroom! We delved into the harsh realities of climate change, discussing its impacts on our planet and our lives. From rising temperatures to extreme weather events, we learned that we all have a role to play in protecting our environment.

One of the most eye-opening discussions focused on smog in India, particularly in bustling cities like Delhi. With its large population and rapid urbanization, Delhi faces serious challenges with air pollution. It was a stark reminder that environmental issues affect people all around the world, and that we need to take action, no matter where we live. Feeling inspired and empowered, we put our creativity to work. Armed with pens and postcards, we crafted heartfelt messages to children in Delhi, sharing snippets of our lives here in Newcastle.

As our time together drew to an end, we felt a deep sense of gratitude for the KATS team’s guidance and inspiration. Their visit had sparked a flame of curiosity within us, reminding us of the incredible potential we possess to enact positive change. With newfound knowledge and a shared determination to protect our planet, we left the day feeling empowered and ready to take on the world.

So, here’s to science, friendship, and making a difference. Thank you, KATS team, for inspiring us to dream big and act boldly!