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Solar System Workshop

Explore our universe with real science

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.


We can deliver sessions in parallel.
1 instructor can deliver the following in a full day:
Primary: 3 sessions x 1 hr 30 mins
(30 students per session)
Secondary+: 3 sessions x 1 hr 30 mins
(20 students per session)
Contact us for larger events.

Age Group

Y3 - Y9

Explore All Our Planets


Measure Gravity Using the micro:bit


Conduct Space Experiments


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

Create a Glowing Star Constellation

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


Typical Workshop Day*

Usually, we will reset the session and repeat it for more groups of children on the same day. On occasions, we will end the day with a street-dance performance.

* The activities may vary on the day depending on the length of the workshops and the age and ability of the students.