Mars Lander

Can you build then land your spacecraft safely from space? We give you the tools and techniques you need to get a safe landing.

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Workshop duration

2hrs

Year(s)

KS2

Maximum group size

60

Elastic Racers

A box of construction materials, a couple of elastic bands, and limited time – whose vehicle will go the furthest? Energy, Forces, Friction, Fun!

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Workshop duration

1:30

Year(s)

KS2

Maximum group size

60

Rocket Challenge (KS1)

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

Kites

Why do kites fly and how can we make them fly even better? By learning about the forces which create flight and how to use the right materials. Put all this learning together into a great kite design.

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Workshop duration

1hr

Year(s)

KS2

Maximum group size

30

Firework Science

Investigate the science behind fireworks. Practical safe investigations using bunsen burners and flame colours, Safe, fun and some great wow moments.

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Workshop duration

1hr

Year(s)

KS1
KS2

Maximum group size

30

Flight-tastic

We look at the forces working in an aircraft and how they have to be in balance if we are to achieve flight. Then every child takes these ideas and builds their own glider.

 

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Workshop duration

1:30

Year(s)

KS2

Maximum group size

30