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Year 7 project – Cells and micro-organisms
A member of the art and design staff met a pathologist from the local hospital who had a keen interest in art and, in particular, photography. He invited art and design teachers to visit the pathology laboratory to look at images of cells, micro-organisms and cultures growing in Petrie dishes. The images taken through high-powered microscopes were inspirational as sources for art work and they returned to school bubbling with excitement. It took little time to decide to devise in collaboration with Science an art and design project on the theme 'Cells and micro-organisms'.

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