KS1 Science

Shows suitable for ages 5 to 7

Shows can be adapted for mixed age audiences.
Those taking place inside the mobile planetarium are noted as 'Dome Shows'.

Space Show
DOME SHOWAll ages

Space Show for KS1

The awe and wonder of space: a story-telling introduction to the earth, moon, sun and stars. Recognise that the sun is a star, find out why the sun moves across the sky, look for different phases of the moon and discover how to spot the pictures and stories in the stars.

Light Show
DOME SHOWEYFS to KS3

Light Show for KS1

A beautiful introduction to the science of light and dark with light sources like the Sun and a chance to have fun with shadows. Reflections, rainbows, stories around the fire and why not be afraid of the dark.

Forces Show
DOME SHOWKS1 to KS2

Forces Show for KS1

Pushes and pulls, making things move and slowing them down. Have fun with mysterious magnets, find out why all the penguins don't fall off the Earth at the South pole and unleash the aweseome force of rockets to take a trip to the stars!

Environment Show
DOME SHOWEYFS to KS2

Environment Show for KS1

Immerse yourself in a hot rainforest, dry desert and the freezing arctic to explore some of the world's habitats through animal behaviour, adaptations and camouflage and let's find out what we can all do to help protect our wonderful world.

Body Show
DOME SHOWKS1 to KS3

Human Body Show for KS1

A hands-on introduction to bones and teeth, healthy eating and digestion. Find out what we eat, where it goes and what happens to it all inside your stomach!

Winter Show
DOME SHOWEYFS to KS2

Winter Show for KS1

Immersive yourself in the sights and sounds of winter, alongside a story-telling introduction to mid-winter festivals from around the world - including Diwali, Hanukkah, Yule and the christian Christmas story.

Book this show in late November and December.

Bubble Show
CHEMISTRY SHOWAll ages

Bubble Show for KS1

Delight in the fun and unexpected behaviour of bubbles. Lots of fun and many surprises.

These science shows don’t use the Dome and involve exciting chemistry. Freezing fog, fire, flashes and bangs!

Science Tricks
CHEMISTRY SHOWAll ages

Science Tricks for KS1

Lots of fun experiments to entertain and inspire the natural scientist in us all.

These science shows don’t use the Dome and involve exciting chemistry. Freezing fog, fire, flashes and bangs!

Rocket Science
SHOWS & WORKSHOPSKS1 to KS3

Rocket Science for KS1

Introducing the fantastic and fun forces of Rocket Science, children explore the pushes and pulls that power motion from balloons to cars to rockets.

These science shows and workshops don’t use the Dome as they use air and chemical powered rockets!

Creation Stories
DOME SHOWKS1 to KS2

Creation Stories for KS1

In a break from our science show programme, enjoy timeless tales in the magical atmosphere of Explorer Dome as creation stories are brought to life from 3 different continents around the world. Discover what these stories can show us about the people and places they originate from.


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