KS4+ Science

Shows suitable for ages 14 to 18

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 KS4+

The origin of the universe and the evolution of stars. Cosmology, constellations, observational astronomy and astrobiology. The relevance of space science in our lives today and the possibility of life on other worlds.

Planet Earth Show
DOME SHOWKS2 to A-Level

Planet Earth Show for KS4+

Our dynamic Planet Earth : from the formation of the Earth and atmosphere, through plate tectonics and the water cycle, to the beginnings and evolution of life by natural selection. An evolving planet: its turbulent past, the biodiversity of the present and the role we are to play in the future.

Cell Show
DOME SHOWKS3 to A-level

The Cell Show for KS4+

A journey inside the biological cell to explore what makes something alive. Their scale, diversity in form and function, from organisms to organelles, discuss the units of life and get to grips with the genetic code. Chromosomes and genes, cloning and genetic engineering – what will be possible in the future and where do we draw the line?!

Bubble Show
CHEMISTRY SHOWAll ages

Bubble Show for KS4+

Investigate the mystery of gases enscapsulated within our bubbles and delve deeper into discussion of the properties of water, detergents, the soap film and osmosis.

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 KS4+

Delve ever deeper into the science behind the tricks. Using everyday objects, the seemingly impossible becomes possible as we explore gravity and falling objects, turn water to wine and investigate chemical colour and the conservation of angular momentum.

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


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