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KS2 Workshops

Mars Lander

This creative workshop will put student's engineering and design skills to the test as they build a parachute for a Martian probe. After learning about Martian probes the students will work in small teams to manage resources, design and build a new novel parachute. Their creation will then be put to the test, as each teams Egg-onaut plummets from the roof, hoping to survive.

Note: Unfortunately this workshop is not avalable as outreach

Recommended: Years 3 - 7

Curriculum Links: Science, Design and technology, Forces and Motion. 

Celebrating BepiColombo

Bepi Colombo. Image: AstriumOn Friday 5 October, the launch window opens for Europe’s newest spacecraft bound for the planet Mercury. Join us for a day celebrating this exciting mission and find out more about Mercury, the mission, and how Leicester scientists are involved.

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Scouting and Guiding:

Fantastic packages for Scouting and Guiding Groups.

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Space Missions:

Blast off on one of our specatacular space missions!

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