STEM at Work - Shipwreck Science, Materials Conservation, Building Design
Discover the range of STEM careers available in a 21st century museum housing a 15th Century shipwreck
How is science saving the Mary Rose for future generations? Investigate the changes caused by 437 years under the sea. Handle real samples of Mary Rose wood and discover polyethylene glycol, the amazing designer polymer, which has given the ship back her strength.
Investigate materials as the the Conservators do using digital and light microscopes.
Find out about engineering a brand new world-class museum.
New ideas for careers - how to combine a love of history and science
Using scientific knowledge in a new context
See conservation in action in the largest display case in the worldTo book this activity, please contact:
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|Published||27 November 2017|
|Last modified||27 November 2017|
|Nature of scheme||Excursion|
|Subject(s)||Careers, Engineering, Science, Working scientifically, Practical work, Outside the classroom|
|Age||11-14, 14-16, 16-19|
|Running times||1-4 hours|
£75 per class workshop + £4 a head museum visit
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