Students from Witchford take in the sights and sounds of Geneva

A group of Witchford Village College students enjoyed a trip to Geneva. Picture: Submitted

A group of Witchford Village College students enjoyed a trip to Geneva. Picture: Submitted - Credit: Archant

A group of Witchford Village College students enjoyed a trip to Geneva.

A group of Witchford Village College students enjoyed a trip to Geneva. Picture: Submitted

A group of Witchford Village College students enjoyed a trip to Geneva. Picture: Submitted - Credit: Archant

They visited the Palais des Nations and learnt about the current activities and history of the United Nations while seeing the spectacular assembly rooms.

A stop at the History of Science Museum gave students an insight into the evolution of astronomy and meteorology through their collection of scientific instruments.

The highlight of the stay was a visit to the Universe of Particles Exhibition at CERN.

Students learnt about nuclear science, the history of CERN and saw the first incarnation of the Hadron Collider.


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Later, they visited the Natural History Museum and then took a boat trip across Lake Geneva.

They saw plasma made from argon gas at the Plasma Physics Centre in Lausanne and how Swiss chocolate was made at the Farvargern factory.

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All students returned home very tired after a stimulating few days.

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