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WORKSHOPS AND SHOWS FOR SCHOOLS

WORKSHOP

Sailing Science

Physics
KS1 KS2 Lower KS3

Forgotten your sea legs? Don’t worry you’ll be rolling up your sleeves and creating a land yacht while learning about materials and forces.

This popular workshop gets pupils to build, test and modify their own land yacht. Design your own sail from everyday materials and ride like the wind in an exciting finale where pupils can compete in a great…

Along the way, you’ll learn about materials, forces and design.

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WORKSHOP

Destination Space: Skills for Space

Physics, Chemistry
KS2 KS3

Have you got what it takes to be an astronaut or a space scientist, a mission controller or space engineer? Put your skills to the test in interactive workshop preparing you to become part of an imaginary space mission.

It takes a whole galaxy of people to send an astronaut into space – from scientists to mission controllers and from doctors to engineers. In this interactive workshop, young explorers can find out what it’s like to work in the space industry – preparing the next generation of inter-galactic adventurers.

Working in small groups to solve problems, you’ll learn how to control a robotic arm and work out how to deal with floating liquids in space, with a strong focus on forces and materials.

Kindly supported by ASDC and Destination Space

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“I learned a lot but my favourite thing was finding out about the planets and moons!”
Year 5 pupil