Find out more about our exciting Key Stage Two workshops below:
Listed below is an outline of each workshop and links to some resources that relate to each one.
World War Two above and beneath the waves!
Handle a variety of real artefacts from the period. Find out what role submarines played during the war and what rationing was like. Dress up as a crew member from the World War Two submarine HMS Ursula but let's hope the suit is waterproof.
Click on these resources for this workshop:
World War two trail booklet
Periscope information sheet
The Science of Submarines!
Investigate how submarines dive and surface by working as a team to make a simple model submarine and then test it in the water. Understand what is really needed to make submarine work.
How a submarine keeps buoyant
Science self guided trail
Find out about light waves, sound waves, radio waves, bubbles, sonar and Morse Code with fun and simple demonstrations. Investigate how periscopes work, try our wacky speaking tube and handle real submarine communications equipment.
Wacky waves gallery trail
Morse code sheet
Draw the view from the periscope
Daring Deeds and heroric histories:
Exciting local history is bought to life through shadow puppets to tell the stories of submariner winners of the Victoria Cross and special secret missions on X-Craft. Prepare for a mission and try out the skills needed for such heroric acts.
Click on this resource for this workshop:
Daring deeds info sheet
Horrible Science of Submarines show:
Based on the popular series by Nick Arnold and Tony De Saulles, this fun interactive show reveals the strange stories and weird science of life on board submarines. Try our sinister sub toilet quiz. Could you stand the foul food and pesky pests on board?
Horrible Science wordsearch
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