Excited Children in Science Class

LAB RASCALS HANDS ON SCHOOL WORKSHOPS

 
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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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CARBON DIOXIDE AND THE ENVIRONMENT.

Explore the physical and chemical properties of carbon dioxide by experimenting with it's frozen form. Discuss your carbon footprint and discover way of how to reduce it.

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REDUCE, REUSE, REPAIR AND RECYCLE!

Learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle your waste, where it may end up and how it might impact the world. During this workshop the children learn how to recycle and explore the world of plastics by looking at the microplastics they are unknowingly carrying!

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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.

 

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

Carbon dioxide and the environment.

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle. 

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

Carbon dioxide and the environment.

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle. 

Price: £565 (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)