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Space Workshop for Schools

Explore our solar system and universe

This workshop contains seven practicals and various hands-on experiments to learn about space and our planets. It also covers many curriculum-based topics such as gravity, forces and motion.

Format

Primary: 3 sessions x 1 hr 30 mins
(30 participants per session)
Secondary: 3 sessions x 1 hr 30 mins
(20 participants per session)

Age Groups

Y3 - Y9

Explore All Our Planets

Discover the distinct features of each planet, from the heat of Mercury to the majestic rings of Saturn.

Planets

Measure Gravity Using the micro:bit

Through practical experimentation, students gain a deeper understanding of gravity and its impact on objects in the world around them.

Microbit Display

Conduct Space Experiments

  • Measure the temperature of the room
  • Measure the light level in the room
  • Test for water in a soil sample
Microbit Sensor Board

Create a Glowing Star Constellation

Learn how stars are formed and create the Hercules star constellation.

Glow Sticker Constellation

Day Itinerary*

Primary and Secondary

* The activities may vary on the day depending on the length of the sessions and the age and ability of the participants.

Cost

Please contact us to obtain a quote or request our price guide.

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Available Regions
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Anywhere in England, Anywhere in Northern Ireland, Anywhere in Scotland, Anywhere in Wales, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Bristol, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Cornwall, County Durham, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Devon, Dorset, East Riding of Yorkshire, East Sussex, Essex, Gloucestershire, Greater London, Greater Manchester, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, London, Merseyside, Norfolk, North Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Rutland, Shropshire, Somerset, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Tyne and Wear, Warwickshire, West Midlands, West Sussex, West Yorkshire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire, Antrim, Ards, Armagh City and District, Ballymena, Ballymoney, Banbridge, Belfast, Carrickfergus, Castlereagh, Coleraine, Cookstown, Craigavon, Derry City and Strabane, Down, Dungannon and South Tyrone, Fermanagh, Larne, Limavady, Lisburn, Magherafelt, Moyle, Newry and Mourne, Newtownabbey, North Down, Omagh, Strabane, Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll and Bute, City of Edinburgh, Clackmannanshire, Dumfries and Galloway, Dundee City, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Falkirk, Fife, Glasgow City, Highland, Inverclyde, Midlothian, Moray, Na h-Eileanan Siar, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Orkney Islands, Perth and Kinross, Renfrewshire, Scottish Borders, Shetland Islands, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, West Dunbartonshire, West Lothian, Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Isle of Anglesey, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Powys, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Swansea, Torfaen, Vale of Glamorgan, Wrexham

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