Powerhouse STEM Workshop
Suitable for P5 - P7
The perfect accompaniment to Maths Week Scotland this facilitated workshop at the National Museum of Scotland allows your class to investigate how renewable energy is generated, design and test their own turbine models and even build their own LEGO town.
What will my pupils do in the workshop?
Pupils investigate solar and wind power through a range of hands-on STEM activities. Classes then build their own energy-efficient town and calculate how to power it using renewable energy sources.
- Test a range of solar powered items
- Construct a wind turbine and test then refine their design
- Build a LEGO house, working with others
- Calculate how to power their house using renewable energy sources
Length of session: 75 mins
Timings: 10:30/ 12:30 (75mins). Check your booking for timings and arrive at the museum at least 15 minutes before the start of your workshop.
Dates available: 26-29 September 2022, 20-23 February 2023
Curriculum links: LIT 2-02a | MNU 2-03a | SCN 2-04a | EXA 2-06a | TCH 2-02b | TCH 2-06a | TCH 2-07a | TCH 2-09a
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