Supporting the National Literacy and Numeracy Framework and the Digital Competence Framework
Now, your pupils can see the stars as never before as they take a close up look at the Solar System.
With the new digital projector, your pupils will be immersed in the fulldome experience in this spectacular 360° Planetarium — without leaving school!
Techniquest’s Starlab is a mobile, inflatable Planetarium that brings the night sky to your school hall. It can be set up in under 30 minutes and easily deflated to accommodate other uses of the hall during the day.
Techniquest presenters structure each Starlab session around a selection from six short videos of choice. But no Planetarium session would be complete without a star tour in which pupils identify stars, planets and constellations in the night sky!
Curriculum links: The sustainable Earth 1, 2
The shows available are:
Voyage Through the Solar System
Invite Techniquest into to your school and transform your hall into a Science Theatre! With a variety of shows covering a wide range of topics, encourage pupils to question ideas, think independently, and stimulate an interest in Science and Maths.
Each show is designed to support the teaching of the Curriculum for Wales. Post-visit support resources to extend the learning experience are available on each show’s page.
Challenge workshops offer the excitement of Techniquest’s hands-on approach to science in your classroom, and are led by a Techniquest presenter. Each workshop begins with a number of lively demonstrations, introducing the chosen topic, and then pupils are encouraged to apply their new-found knowledge to a challenging task, which they carry out in small groups. On completion of the task, pupils regroup and discuss their findings. They are encouraged to reflect on what they have discovered through experimentation
Each challenge workshop is designed to support the teaching of the Curriculum for Wales. Post-visit resources and extended teaching information to extend the learning experience are available on each workshop’s page.