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  • National Science Week: 23rd - 27th March 2015

    Discover more about forces and learn how the combination of gravity, a 30 metre drop and 85 kilometres per hour affects your body! Then enjoy the rest of your day experiencing the science behind Alton Towers Resort's biggest rollercoasters! 
  • National Science Week

    The Little Star Show

    Show location: The Chapel in The Towers

    Learn about the stars, light, sun temperatures, planets, seasons and the galaxy with The Little Star That Could 360 degree show. Follow Little Star on his search for other planets and along the way meets other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars combine to form star clusters and galaxies!

     

    KS4

    Earth's Wild Ride

    Show location: The Chapel in The Towers

    While learning about eclipses, the Ice Age, Earth's water cycle and differences between the Earth and Moon, the audience is taken on a roller-coaster-like ride through the canyons of raging rivers, hot flowing lava, and of course, some rides at the Alton Towers Theme Park along the way too, in this fantastic 360 degree show!

     

     

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    Forces Show

    Show location: The Towers Suite

    Feel the friction, mess with magnets and get to grips with gravity.

    Who is the most attractive? Do heavy things really fall faster? Is there gravity on the moon? Action and reaction, speed and energy take you out of this world to discover that forces feel very different in space and at the Alton Towers Theme Park in this hands-on 360 degree show!

     

     

    KS5

    Ride Archive

    Ever wanted to see what Oblivion looked like before it was built? Have you ever wanted to hear from a ride expert? Visit our Ride Archive display and you will be given exclusive access to drawings, footage, models and mood boards telling you the story from start to finish of our world-first rollercoasters. 
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    Ride Quest

    Using your National Science Week map, venture around the Theme Park to marked rides where you will be able to find the answers to your quest. You can pick up your Ride Quest sheet on arrival at Guest Services. Once you have completed the Quest sheet, post it on Towers Street before you leave for your chance to win an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour for our new world beating rollercoaster for your class!
    National Science Week at Alton Towers Resort is to celebrate the annual National Science & Engineering Week which is being held 14th – 23rd March 2014. The aim of the annual event is to help inspire the next generation with the wonders of science, technology, engineering and maths with events and activities for all. National Science Week shines the spotlight each March on how the sciences, technology, engineering and maths relate to our everyday lives, and helps to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers with fun and participative events and activities.For more information, please visit www.nsew.org.uk.
  • National Science Week

    The Science of Rollercoasters: Live

    Show location: Corporate Hospitality Suite

    Discover how our new attraction, The Smiler, works in The Science of Rollercoasters: Live. Step into our workshop and learn how the combination of gravity, a 30 metre drop and a speed of 85 kilometres per hour affects your body! We will also look at the designs and affects of our other thrilling Rollercoasters such as Oblivion and Rita. 

     

     

    Ride Archive

    Ride Archive

    Ever wanted to see what Oblivion looked like before it was built? Have you ever wanted to hear from a ride expert? Visit our Ride Archive display and you will be given exclusive access to drawings, footage, models and mood boards telling you the story from start to finish of our world-first rollercoasters. 
    magnifying-glass

    Ride Quest

    Using your National Science Week map, venture around the Theme Park to marked rides where you will be able to find the answers to your quest. You can pick up your Ride Quest sheet on arrival at Guest Services. Once you have completed the Quest sheet, post it on Towers Street before you leave for your chance to win an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour for our new world beating rollercoaster for your class!
    National Science Week at Alton Towers Resort is to celebrate the annual National Science & Engineering Week which is being held 14th – 23rd March 2014. The aim of the annual event is to help inspire the next generation with the wonders of science, technology, engineering and maths with events and activities for all. National Science Week shines the spotlight each March on how the sciences, technology, engineering and maths relate to our everyday lives, and helps to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers with fun and participative events and activities.For more information, please visit www.nsew.org.uk.
  • We did it! A new Guinness World Record!

    To celebrate National Science Week, we broke the official Guinness World Record for the Largest Practical Science Lesson! A massive 927 pupils assembled on the Theme Park to participate in the captivating class!

    Click here to see the video!

     


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