Package 1: Wind, Rain or Shine
Wind, Rain or Shine (P2-P4)
This fun, engaging and hands-on workshop allows pupils to investigate how we use natural resources to generate electricity. The pupils will investigate three renewable energies; wind, hydro and solar.
CfE: Science / Planet Earth / Energy Sources and Sustainability; Science / Topical Science.
Package 2: Wind Works
Wind Works (P5-S2)
This highly engaging workshop allows pupils to investigate the design of wind turbines. The pupils will test four different blade shapes to discover which gives the greatest output.
CfE: Science / Planet Earth / Energy Sources and Sustainability; Technologies / Technological Developments in Society
Package 3: The Generation Game
This highly interactive workshop allows pupils to investigate electromagnetic induction to generate electricity and involves construction of their own generator.
CfE: Science> Forces, electricity and waves > Electricity / Technologies > Technological developments in society./ Technologies > Craft, design, engineering and graphics contexts for developing technological skills and knowledge.
Package 4: Watts It All About?
Watts It All About? (N-P1)
This fun interactive and engaging workshop provides pupils with an introduction to electricity. It explores what we use electricity for, where it comes from and how it gets to ours houses.
CfE: Science / Planet Earth / Energy Sources and Sustainability SCN 0-04a & SCN 0-14a
Each package also has:
- Guided Tour
See real turbines up close and feel the power of the wind on our tour of Whitelee. Find out how a turbine works and more about the environment of the windfarm.
- Exhibition Time
The Visitor Centre has an interactive, hands-on exhibit area that you can explore. Try building your own windfarm, test the power of the wind and take part in our true or false quiz!
- Booking Information
To book any of our packages please call the Glasgow Science Centre on 0141 420 5000. or click here to submit an online enquiry.