National Science Week 2017

27th,28th 30th, 31st March

National Science Week

The Science of Technology

 

This year National Science week at the Alton Towers Resort is back and better than ever. With the launch of the ‘out of this world’ VR coaster, Galactica, we will be looking at the technology behind the science and what the next giant leaps will be.

With our engaging ‘Science of Rollercoasters Live’ show, our immersive planetarium shows and, for the first time at National Science Week, Mad Science will be here with their Mad Lab!

 

To book your trip please call 0871 2825194*

Got a question? Email education@alton-towers.com

 

*Calls cost 10p per minute from a BT Landline plus network extras

 

National Science Week Shows

Science of Rollercoasters LIVE!

Science of Rollercoasters LIVE!

Hospitality Suite next to Spinball Whizzer, sessions available at 10:45, 11:45, 13:45 and 14:45.

This exciting actor led show takes your students though some of the more exciting and unexpected aspects of rollercoasters. From how we ensure you stay in your seat on enterprise to powering RITA to 100kph in 2.5 seconds. Exploring energy and energy transfers, centripetal force, air resistance, force and momentum.

This Show is relevant to KS3 & 4 and presented in a fun, interactive 45 minute session.

Maximum 300 pupils per show

Forces Show

Forces Show

Towers Suite, opposite the Box Office, sessions available at 9:45, 10:45, 11:45, 13:45, 14:45 and 15:45.

The Forces show takes place in a 180° dome, immersing your pupils in a multi-sensory environment to learn about how we use forces to shape our world.

Feel the friction, mess with magnets and get to grips with gravity. 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, on earth and at Alton Towers Resort!

This show is relevant to KS1 & 2 and presented in a 45 minute dome show.

Mad Science Live: The Science of Technology

Mad Science Live: The Science of Technology

Chapel, in the Towers. Sessions available at 10:45, 11:45, 13:45 and 14:45

For the first time the amazing Mad Science will be joining us for National Science Week. In this exclusive show especially for Alton Towers Resort, the Mad Scientists will be helping you to discover the science behind technology, how we have made new discoveries and how we can take you on a galactic trip to space… on a rollercoaster.

Mad Science make it their mission to spark imaginative learning and are the leading science enrichment provider for children in reception to year 6. The Science of Technology workshop has been developed by a professional team of scientists to offer the latest in Science Enrichment.

This show is relevant to KS1 & 2 and presented in a 45 minute interactive workshop.

All our Shows and workshops are developed in line with the curriculum and exam specifications by education professionals.

 

The Science of Rollercoasters Live

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