Primary Science Workshops

Primary school science workshops with a WOW!

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KS2 ROCKET CHALLENGE!

TAKE ON THE REST OF THE JUNIORS IN THIS GREAT FORCES CHALLENGE,

COMPLETE WITH A WINNER'S TROPHY FOR THE BEST CLASS!

THIS SCIENCE WORKSHOP

AT A GLANCE

 

Workshop duration:

A full day for up to four classes in turn (two form or more entry schools will require more days)

 

For these year groups as per the 2014 National Curriculum:

Any KS2 classes who are covering Earth and Space or Forces topics

 

NC objectives covered:

Earth and space / Forces associated objectives

Perfect for a whole Juniors focus on forces or simply as a one off challenge day our rocket challenge workshop is an extremely fun way for all your Key Stage Two pupils to work towards a single goal of being the ultimate KS2 rocket champion!

 

Taught a clas at a time, each pupil will learn how to make their own air powered rocket with one of two challenges, depending on our British weather!

 

CHALLENGE 1 (outdoor version, good weather - we manage to do this about 80% of the time barring downpours or too-strong winds):   Who can design a rocket to stay in the air the longest in timed flights?  (Best time wins it for their class).

 

CHALLENGE 2: (indoor version, bad weather in school hall): Who can get the most points on our 3m target?  (Whole class score added up).

WIN A ROCKETEERS TROPHY FOR YOUR CLASS!

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(Note: trophy style will vary depending on availibility)