All New Science Visit Ideas throughout the UK..
National Space Centre, Leicester
The National Space Centre, the UK's largest visitor attraction of all things science, has a wide variety of interactive hands on galleries for school groups to explore. Journey through the six hands-on galleries and sit back in awe in the UK's largest planetarium, as your taken on a voyage of discovery in the 360º full dome experience and travel through three floors in the glass lifts in the 42m high Rocket Tower.
INTECH Science Centre / Planetarium, Winchester
A unique, exciting and interactive centre with specific purpose of promoting the knowledge and understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Schools visiting INTECH benefit by participating in a whole host of scientific and technological investigations and hands-on experiences which cover many areas of the curriculum. INTECH also runs curriculum related workshops with pre-planned learning outcomes for class-sized groups on topics such as control technology, data capture and computer aided design and manufacture.
Jodrell Bank Observatory, The University of Manchester
The year round education programmes at Jodrell Bank Observatory offer a unique learning experience, and the opportunity to experiment with live science, supporting the National Curriculum. You have the chance to get up close to the world famous Lovell Telescope and walk along the pathway close to its base, learn about planets and our Universe in the Plant Pavilion exhibition and explore and find answers to astronomical wonders such as the Big Bang, Black Holes and the life and death of stars, or find out about the work of engineers and scientists.. amongst other displays within the Space Pavilion.
Magna Science Adventure Centre, Sheffield
A visit to Magna provides an exciting experience that challenges pupils to learn about science, technology, engineering and design, focused around 4 pavilions - Air, Earth, Fire and Water. Pupils will also have the opportunity to explore how scientific principles sit alongside art and design.
The Deep, Hill, East Yorkshire
The Deep is one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world. It's an educational and environmental charity showcasing over 3,500 fish including sharks and rays. Workshops, presentations and hands-on activities are delivered to groups relating closely to the curriculum and encompassing a broad range of subjects raising awareness of the marine environment.
Harewood House, Leeds
Harewood House is able to offer a wide range of Science themed educational sessions. The extensive grounds, garden and Bird Garden are all valuable on site resources, providing a rich environment in which to explore science themes and nature. Science sessions support the topics of habitats, life processes and living things.
Duxford Airfield, Cambridge
Duxford provides a stimulating environment for supporting National Curriculum Programmes of Study for Science, as well as History, Design & Technology, Art, Literacy, Numeracy, PSHE and Citizenship. Hands-on experience of artifacts and other primary sources of evidence to interest and extend observation, analysis, deduction and justification.
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