Science Workshops

Rap Science Workshops (KS2)

  • Rap Science Space

Suitable for KS2 – Learn about planet Earth and its relationship to the solar system through the use of rhymes and demonstrations.  What’s special about planet Earth?  What are the seasons all about? What is the Sun? What is our atmosphere made of? Find out answers to these and much more with rapping science presenter Jon Chase.

Science Workshops (various age groups)

  • Dark and Light

Suitable for KS1 – This workshop introduces and strengthens children’s existing knowledge about dark and light through practical demonstrations, fun activities and interactive story telling.

  • Science of Flight

Suitable for KS1/KS2/KS3/KS4 – There are 4 flight workshops, each tailored to different age groups.

KS1 is based around a science rap created by Jon Chase that featured in the CBeebies’ series Rhyme Rocket. The children engage with the basics of flight including what flight is, how flight is achieved and the benefits of flight.

KS2 looks at the basics of aerodynamics; using practical activities to investigate thrust, drag, lift and gravity.

KS3 focuses on how science is used in technology to achieve flight such as in airships, gliders, planes, helicopters, jets, rockets.   They will also be introduced to the basics of aerodynamics as well as finding out about some of the surprising events in the history of modern flight.

KS4 uses the basics of aerodynamics to investigate how flying is achieved. It also discusses the atmosphere, aircraft materials and navigation as well as the history and future of flight.

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