Are you looking for ideas to teach in your classroom or want to reinforce a topic you already taught? Or just planning a fun and educational trip for your class? Then look no further!
We, at Aberdeen Science Centre, have a wide variety of Educational shows and workshops, which have been thoughtfully developed to complement and support the Curriculum for Excellence (CfE). Each session is designed not only to inspire young people in STEM, but also to spark a sense of curiosity and exploration.
Teacher feedback about our staff
Reasons for School visits
- Provides equipment, resources and approaches difficult to do in school
- Helps with difficult topic to deliver in the classroom
- Reinforces a topic studied in a different way
- Introduce a topic in a memorable way
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Staff very helpful and showed an enthusiasm when talking to the children – good amount of staff walking around engaging in the activities with the children and answering their questions. Children seemed to enjoy themselves too.
A great privilege to have such an exciting resource available for learning experiences.
Excellent visit! Helpful and knowledgeable staff. Great for getting ideas to take back to class.
From booking to end of visit the staff were amazing. Extremely accommodating to our needs, very friendly and relaxed and provided an engaging and entertaining show. Thank you.
VISIT TO THE CENTRE
Entry to the Science Centre includes a show or workshop of your choice and time to explore our two floors of brand new exhibits. Please contact our Education Team for more details on costs and availability of shows and workshops.
On arrival, you will be provided with a timetable, which is a complete guide to your booked activities. We have a packed lunch area which can be reserved for the day (subject to availability). Please let us know if any of your pupils have access requirement or learning needs and we will be able to accommodate this during your visit.
OUTREACH AND ONLINE DELIVERY
We are working towards delivering activities in our STEM Learning Programme as an Outreach or Virtually from the Science Centre to your classroom. We would love to hear from you, please fill the details here: Feedback Form.
Need HELp WITH COSTS?
We offer Complimentary Tickets and Scottish Government’s travel funding for some school to visit the Science Centre. Please enquire, at the time of booking, if your school is eligible.
Our Schools Team
Our dedicated and enthusiastic Education team will support you throughout your visit, from the moment you first get in touch to when you board your bus back to school.
Our mission of “Inspiring a lifelong interest in Science by creating engaging experiences” forms the core of our practice. Our team aims to inspire next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians to help support an evolving knowledge-based economy.
We are here to support teachers and practitioners deliver the Benchmarks and Experiences & Outcomes set out in the Curriculum for Excellence. Through inspirational and enjoyable activities, we aim to help pupils develop their capacity to be successful learners, confident individuals, effective contributors to society and responsible citizens.