Walton

Science Week 2020 Workshops

Book now for BSW 2020. Next year's theme is "Our Diverse Planet" so book your science workshop day today and we'll help you put together your best ever science week!

Adaptation and Camouflage

This adaptation and camouflage workshop brings to life how animals and humans adapt to survive. Lots of fascinating visual aids and a great practical too.

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Workshop duration

1hr

Year(s)

KS1
KS2

Maximum group size

90

CSI Biometrics

CSI Biometrics is pupil led – they learn how to investigate and identify someone, using their unique physical characteristics. This workshop has been recently improved to include CSI Fingerprints and it works from Reception to Yr 6.

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Workshop duration

1hr

Year(s)

KS1
KS2

Maximum group size

30

Skeletons

We explore Samantha the child sized skeleton and learn about her major bones, how to keep them healthy and the meaning of good nutrition.

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Workshop duration

60

Year(s)

KS1
KS2

Maximum group size

30

Teeth

We investigate what our teeth tell us about human beings. Let’s study model animal jaws and compare them with humans.

 

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Workshop duration

1hr

Year(s)

KS2

Maximum group size

30

CSI Fingerprints

Each child takes their fingerprints. We then show them how to identify them and find the characteristics that make them unique.

 

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Workshop duration

1hr

Year(s)

KS1
KS2

Maximum group size

30

Earthworms

What is the name of the family that worms belong to? Can you name the different parts of a worm? Do you know which bits of a worm are hairy?

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Workshop duration

1hr

Year(s)

KS1
KS2

Maximum group size

30

Kitten Rescue

How can we revive a dehydrated, hungry cold kitten? By using fair tests, everyday materials and the right concentration of nourishing solutions.

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Workshop duration

1hr

Year(s)

KS1
KS2

Maximum group size

30

KS1 Rocket Challenge

We investigate energy, what it is and what it can do. We look at how it makes things move and fly. We then make some rocket fuel and launch a rocket.

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Workshop duration

1hr

Year(s)

KS1

Maximum group size

90

KS2 Rocket Challenge

KS2 Rocket Challenge has Energy and Forces, and great Space stories. Everyone builds and test flies a rocket – then it’s time for a fun competition.

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Workshop duration

1hr

Year(s)

KS2

Maximum group size

30

Black Holes

KS2 children get to grips with the concepts behind Black Holes in this innovative workshop. They also build a black hole model to take home..

 

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Workshop duration

1hr

Year(s)

KS2

Maximum group size

30

Roller Coaster Run

All the fun of the fairground in this competitive workshop. You have to  build and keep your roller coaster running for as long as possible.

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Workshop duration

1:30

Year(s)

KS2

Maximum group size

60