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KS2 Workshops

The Great Rocket Challenge

Rocket makingWorking to a budget, students must work together to design, construct and launch their rocket to 'land' on the Moon. Their craft must be designed based on strict criteria and materials purchased on a budget. Which team will win the race?

Working in teams of 3 to 6, they compete to see who can build the best, and most successful, rocket which goes to the Moon.

 

 

Recommended: Years 4-9

Curriculum links: Forces and Motion, design and technology

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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