If you are unable to visit Dundee Science Centre, we can come to you! We offer a variety of different outreach offers, and can potentially fund these visits. Please find more information below;
We currently offer the following workshops for school outreach:
Healthy Body Bits – suitable for P1-P4
With the help of Stuffee – a giant ragdoll with removable organs – learners will explore our major organs, what they do and how to keep them healthy.
Body systems and cells: HWB 0-47b, SCN 1-12a
For more information on Healthy Body Bits please click here.
Our World From Space; Satellites , Climate Change, and Infra-Red – suitable for P5-P7 & S1-S4
This workshop explores the relevance of UK space science for the future health and sustainability of our home planet. After an introduction to satellites and this session discusses how infra-red cameras and satellite imaging can assist with data analysis related to climate change.
Planet Earth, SCN 2-05a, Topical science, SCN 2-20b. Digital literacy, TCH 2-01a/05a, Technological Developments in Society and Business, TCH 2-05a/06a/07a, Craft, Design, Engineering and graphics, TCH 2-09a/10a/11a/12a
Planet Earth (processes of the planet), SCN 3-05b, Digital literacy, TCH 3-01a, Technological Developments in Society and Business, TCH 3-05a/06a/07a/08a, Craft, Design, Engineering and graphics, TCH 3-09a/10a/11a/ 12a
We offer a number of a number of experiments, make and take activities, engagement pieces, and STEM toys that can be delivered as part of a non-workshop outreach. Our demonstrations range anywhere from a couple of minutes to 10 minutes depending on which experiments are requested, and we can group experiments together to provide a longer engagement if necessary. Our make and take activities take around 10 minutes on average, but depending on the level of children engaging this can range from 5-15 minutes. Engagement pieces and STEM based toy timings are dependent on the individuals. Please contact us at email@example.com or 01382 868608 to find out more.
If you have an upcoming school event, such as a careers fair or science day, we may be able to offer a bespoke outreach specifically for your event. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01382 868608 to discuss this further.
Logistics and cost
Each workshop is 30 minutes long, and we can accommodate up to one class, or 33 pupils, per session.
For school workshop outreaches, a minimum booking of half a day (4 x 30 minute sessions, 100 children minimum) is required, however we also offer a full day, with a minimum booking of 8 x 30 minutes session, and 200 children minimum. Our maximum capacity is 10 x 30 minute sessions, for up to 300 children.
For 2024 we have reduced our usual school workshop outreach costs, with a half day outreach now only costing £250 and a full day costing £500. Depending on the location of you school and SIMD index of your location there may be funding to assistance with costs – please see the funding page for more information.
|Workshop Outreach||Number of participants||Price|
|Half day (AM or PM)||100 minimum (4 x 30 minute sessions)||£250|
|Full day||200 minimum (8 x 30 minute sessions)||£500|
Demonstration/Activity or Bespoke Outreach
For our demonstration/activity workshops, as well as any bespoke outreaches, please see the table below. Funding may be available for these outreaches, but this is on a case by case basis. Please contact us at email@example.com or 01382 868608 to discuss this further.
|Demonstration/Activity or Bespoke Outreach||Number of participants||Price|
|Small Workshop (demonstration/activity)||1-20||£250|
|Large Workshop (demonstration/activity)||21-40||£500|
|Small Event Outreach||<500||£500|
|Large Event Outreach||>500||£1,250|
Booking & Contact
If have any questions regarding school outreach, or you cannot find the information you are looking for, please feel free to contact us at either firstname.lastname@example.org or 01382 868608.