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LAB RASCALS SCHOOL SERVICES

 
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THE STATES OF MATTER

Exciting dry ice experiments and “wow “ factor demos. Explore solids, liquids and gases, evaporating, condensing, melting, sublimation and freezing.

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DRY ICE VOLCANOES

These volcanoes are amazing. They rumble before erupting to simulate an earthquake, produce a large gas cloud and lava.  Discover plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes and natural disasters.

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POLYMERS (MATERIALS)

Explore polymers, which are found everywhere, from our food, clothes and even slime.  Experiment with material properties, man-made & natural materials and create new materials.

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LIGHT

Discover the energy waves of light from the sun, electrical bulbs and fire. Observe rainbows, prisms, refraction, colour mixing, colourful flames and photosensitive materials. (A dark room required for this workshop)

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DNA

Discover the code for all living life by making models and extracting DNA. Create an understanding of  genetic coding, chromosomes, inheritance and defects.

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LEGO WIND ENERGY

Discover renewable energy by making a working Lego wind turbine to charge a car battery. (This workshop is a full morning for a single class)

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HANDS ON WORKSHOP REQUIREMENTS

  • The same classroom or area throughout the visit.

  • Enough tables for all the children to stand around.

  • Access to a wash sink & mains power.

  • A maximum of 30 children (single class) per session.

  • Everyone must follow health & safety procedures provided.

  • 30 minutes set up and 30 minutes pack away time.

  • 10-15 minutes change over time between sessions.

  • No steps or stairs unless a lift is available.

  • Car parking space a with safe loading and unloading area.

 
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LAB RASCALS PLANETARIUM  SHOWS

Available from September 2021

 

OUR SOLAR SYSTEM (SCHOOL YEARS 0-8) 45 MINUTE SHOW.

Earth and Space

Let us take you on a journey through our solar system. From the sun at the centre of the solar system to Pluto in the Kuiper Belt. We’ll learn a bit about each planet along the way and even visit some moons that you may not have seen before. This is a great general space show with lots of “wow” moments!

STARS  (SCHOOL YEARS 0- 4) 40 MINUTE SHOW.

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What are stars? How are they born? Find out the answers to these questions and more in our Stars show. We’ll look at the constellations and listen to some stories around them and fly through a nebula to look at newly forming stars. We’ll also look at our own star, the sun,  and learn how important it is to our planet, and all the other planets in our solar system. This show is particularly suited to younger children

ONE GIANT LEAP ... (SCHOOL YEARS 2 -8) 50 MINUTE SHOW.

Full Moon

This planetarium show will take you through the history of human spaceflight, from Neil, Buzz and Michael’s adventures to the moon, to Elon Musk’s dreams of exploring Mars. Would you like to be the first person to land on Mars?

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PLANETARIUM REQUIREMENTS

  • A large, indoor space with a smooth, clean floor area of 6 by 7m and a clear ceiling height of 3.5m .

  •  Access to mains power.

  •  A maximum of 25 secondary or up to 30 primary-aged children plus two teachers. 

  • 30 minutes set up and 30 minutes pack away time.

  • No steps or stairs unless a lift is available.

  • A car parking space with a safe loading and unloading area.

 

TESTIMONIALS

"Wow today’s shows were absolutely incredible.  You handled lots of questions extremely well and differentiated between the year groups marvelously. All the kids  had a brilliant time, as did I!  Can’t wait to have you in again next year!"

Mr Johnson

“Thank you once again for your visit to Coomb Briggs Primary School this morning. The children thoroughly enjoyed the experience and took a lot of new knowledge and learning from it - all whilst having fun! The session was well prepared and planned for, and your staff were encouraging and supportive of all children.”

Miss Nicholson

 I just wanted to say thank you for a brilliant slime workshop. Our children loved it - we are still getting some positive feedback from parents

Mrs Abbs

 

HANDS ON WORKSHOPS PRICE LIST

Book two full days and receive the second one half price.

HALF A SCHOOL DAY OF HANDS ON WORKSHOPS

Pick a single 50 minute workshop for up to three classes to take part in.

workshop choices include:

The states of matter 

Dry ice volcanoes

Polymers

Light

DNA

Price: £325 (excluding VAT & Travel expenses)

FULL SCHOOL DAY OF HANDS ON WORKSHOPS

Pick a single 50 minute workshop for up to five classes to take part in.

workshop choices include:

The states of matter 

Dry ice volcanoes

Polymers

Light

DNA

Price: £525 (excluding VAT & Travel expenses)

RENEWABLE ENERGY WORKSHOP (SCHOOL YEARS 5-8 ONLY)

A full morning of Lego building and experimenting with wind energy for a single class.

Price: £295 (excluding VAT & travel expenses)

 

PLANETARIUM SHOWS PRICE LIST

Available from September 2021

HALF A FULL DAY OF PLANETARIUM SHOWS

Up to four 45 minute shows for a maximum of 30 children per show.

Price: £295 (excluding VAT & Travel expenses)

FULL SCHOOL DAY OF PLANETARIUM SHOWS

Up to seven 45 minute shows for a maximum of 30 children per show. Number of shows varies depending on hall availability over lunch.

Price: £495 (excluding VAT & Travel expenses)