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Techniquest Glyndŵr support for STEM/Science Clubs

 

Techniquest Glyndŵr is able to deliver one-off support or a short series of visits to enhance school based After School Science or STEM Clubs.

 

 

 

Drawing upon its extensive range of educational shows, workshops and its extremely popular...

Power for the World - primary

This hands-on enquiry-based workshop enables children to explore renewable energy solutions in the developing world with a focus on wind turbines. Aimed at seven to eleven year olds it links to topics on electricity, sustainable development and aspects of geography. The main activity focuses on wind power and how...

States of matter: scientists

This resources give details of six lessons on states of matter aimed at  Year 4. Children explore solids, liquids and gases and investigate how materials can change from one state to another, through a large range of simple practical enquiries. They then arrange a science fair in which they demonstrate what they...

Animals, including humans: keeping healthy

Produced by the Hamilton Trust, these resources give details of six lessons on food, diet and digestion. This includes lesson plans, practical activities and all student materials. Students find out about food groups and a healthy balanced diet. They look at the human digestive system and the diets of herbivores,...

Everyday materials: let's build

This resources provides six lessons on everyday materials aimed at Year 1. Explore different materials and sort them into groups before writing songs based on their properties! Consider what it would be like if the tables were made of jelly or the chairs were chocolate! Then recreate the story of the three little...

Everyday materials: materials matter

This block of resources provides 6 sessions on materials aimed at Year 2. They explore the useful properties of materials with a range of investigations involving absorbency and flexibility.  These include activities for finding out which type of kitchen towel or cloth is most effective at mopping up spills,...

Forces and magnets: amazing magnets

This resource provides six lessons on magnets aimed at Year 3. Children are asked to help Mr Andrew Newton of the British Scientific Society  to develop some exciting activities on the theme of Magnetism to delight visitors at their annual science fair.  Using this context they are introduced to the mysteries of...

Plants: ready, steady, grow!

Explore the world of seeds in these lesson plans and activities aimed at Year Two. Learn why plants disperse their seeds and the various clever ways in which they do this. Plant cress seeds and grow a bean using hydroponics – watch and record what happens to them. Using various art and design techniques, make and...

Exploring Chemistry in SEND Schools

These six practical lessons are the result of a collaboration between Dr Sarah Bearchell (science specialist) and the pupils and staff at John Watson School and Frank Wise School. They have been tested in the classroom and by SEND school teachers at the Association for Science Education conference. The work was...

Second look science: sports

Produced by the Hamilton Trust, these resources give details of six lessons on separating materials. This includes lesson plans, practical activities and all student materials. Students separate solids using sieves and magnets. They then identify solutions and mixtures before removing materials by filtering and...

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