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24 June 2014

Get In the Zone with Brazil 2014 and the Commonwealth Games!

After the huge success of London 2012 the sporting craze continues this summer with Brazil 2014 and, straight after the World Cup, we'll be hosting the Commonwealth Games in Scotland.

What a great opportunity to get ahead of the games and use your In the Zone kit to bring some of the excitement of these major sporting events into your classroom. You can use the kit to help your pupils discover the science behind the performance of elite footballers like Wayne Rooney, Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo and what happens in the bodies of top athletes such as Usain Bolt and Mo Farrar when they push themselves to the limit in their quest for gold.

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In the Zone kits

04 February 2014

Get 'In the Zone' for Sochi

We're counting down to some exceptional sport at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and have enjoyed watching In the Zone's champion, Sir Steve Redgrave CBE, on Channel 4's 'The Jump'. To give you some ideas of how to excite your students, here are some suggestions for how to get In the Zone… in the cold! Brrrrr.

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James with the award

07 October 2013

In the Zone wins Creative Event of the Year

Our  'In the Zone' exhibition has won the Creative Event of the Year award at the prestigious Event Awards 2013, run by Event Magazine

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In the Zone evaluation report

01 October 2013

In the Zone evaluation report

This independent and externally run evaluation focuses on the two main strands of the In the Zone initiative: the kit boxes for schools and the touring exhibition. 

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Top tips

01 October 2013

Top tips

The Wellcome Trust's Engaging Science Team has run several national public engagement and education initiatives now and we'd like to share some of the things we learned along the way

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Wellcome Trust showreel

30 September 2013

Wellcome Trust showreel

This film summarises the Wellcome Trust's In the Zone initiative which linked to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Ben Rushgrove, paralympian, at the In the Zone exhibition

19 September 2012

In the Zone September newsletter

Sir Steve Redgrave visits the In the Zone touring exhibition with GB Paralympic bronze medallist Ben Rushgrove

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Boris stuck on the Zipwire in full view of In the Zone

03 August 2012

Boris drops into Victoria Park (eventually)

Boris Johnson celebrates the Olympics at Victoria Park

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Jumping is so much fun!

28 June 2012

A message from Sir Steve Redgrave in the run-up to your sports day

Calling all science and PE teachers...

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Investigating muscles and strength

21 June 2012

How I used In the Zone in the classroom…

By PGCE student Dr Sarah Pannell 

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Take It Further

If you've enjoyed In the Zone, here are some ways to extend your In the Zone experience; places to learn more about science and movement; and links to related information.

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