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Big Bang North West 2019: Exciting Experiments & Virtual Vocations with Air Products!
July 16th 2019

Big Bang North West 2019: Exciting Experiments & Virtual Vocations with Air Products!

WOW! Our Platinum Sponsor brought eruptions, reactions and awesome contraptions to this year’s Big Bang North West. Visitors rushed to their show-stopping stand to witness their awe-inspiring experiments & terrific tech!

The Air Products exhibit featured an array of activities including their famous liquid nitrogen demonstrations, where bananas were made into hammers and delicate chrysanthemums shattered like glass. Many were keen to try their hand at virtual welding or explore the interactive tables, while others dropped silent with anticipation as balloons gradually filled with gas… 3,2,1… BANG!

All-in, a super-fun way to learn how industrial gases are part of our everyday lives.

“Air Products is very proud to have been a Platinum Sponsor at the Big Bang Fair North West for the third year running, it’s a great example of where we can help to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. Science, technology, engineering and maths are at the heart of Air Products innovative solutions and the event was an amazing opportunity for students.”

“They experienced interactive activities including: our famous liquid nitrogen demonstrations, simulated welding, a quiz investigating gas in the food industry and our digital interactive table. Being able to meet and talk with our amazing colleagues gave inspiration to many, as they are positive role models.” Lynn Willacy Community & STEM Ambassador UK & Ireland.

“This is a really impressive event, full of activities and a great opportunity for the students to get involved. Our liquid nitrogen demos definitely put the BANG in the Big Bang North West!” Paul Walton, Project Engineer

Along with being our Platinum Sponsor, Air Products sponsored the Inspiration Award for Communication as part of the Big Bang UK Young Scientist & Engineers Competition at The Big Bang North West 2019.

Winning School: Millom High School
Project: Autism Friendly Sensory Unit

What a STEMsational day. Thank you to Air Products for their ongoing and amazing support!

About Air Products

Air Products touches the lives of consumers around the globe in positive ways every day. With approximately 15,000 passionate, talented and committed employees and operations in more than 50 countries, they serve customers across a wide range of industries from food and beverage, health and personal care to energy, transportation and semiconductors.

Air Products is a world-leading Industrial Gases company in operation in the UK for over 60 years. Their products are used to help produce many everyday items, from liquid nitrogen for food freezing to helium in balloons and breathing gases for underwater exploration.


Relive The Big Bang North West 2019 in pictures…
Images courtesy of Gareth Jones & All About STEM

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