Walton

British Science Week 2020

This year's theme was "Our Diverse Planet".

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

Biological Diversity

In this brand new workshop children learn of the threats Cheetahs are facing, the pressures on many of our habitats and the importance of maintaining diversity in the health of individual species as well as our planet.

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Workshop duration

1:00

Year(s)

KS1
KS2

Maximum group size

30

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