Science and Technology Courses 
 
Everything you need for an enjoyable day out of school

 
Before your visit, a teacher's pack of materials will be sent to you. The pack contains information sheets and children's work sheets which will help you prepare for the visit.

To make your visit even more enjoyable we offer cafeteria facilities at reasonable rates, of course, children can bring their own packed lunch.

Tea and coffee are available throughout the day for staff

A very reasonable cost, ?2.50 per child. This includes work sheets and all material required for the activities plus previsit/follow-up materials.
 
Bring your year 5 or year 6 classes to the Energy Learning Centre for a stimulating and educational school visit. During the day?s course the children will be engaged in practical science experiments and activity which will help you prepare them for National Curriculum SATs.  
The activities, models and displays are designed to promote investigative and problem-solving skills whilst increasing knowledge and awareness of energy and its environmental effects.
The Centre is housed in an architect designed suite that provides a secure and safe environment in which children can learn.
 
 
We offer:

Experienced teacher/presenter to lead sessions.

Stimulating practical science activity for your children.

The science experiments and activities are a great preparation for National Curriculum SATs.

The structured activities will help you meet the National Curriculum programmes of study by involving children in measuring, recording, reading instruments, considering evidence, communicating and handling information, weather and environmental change, and computer measurement.

The interesting activities are based on:

Wind Power, Solar Power, Water power, Wave Power, Steam Power, Pollution, Conservation, Energy Costs, Stored Energy, Pedal Power, Weather, and Water Conservation.

 
Windmill Worksheet   Copy of the Windmill worksheet in PDF file format. Download and print out! 
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The Energy Learning Centre is supported by :
MECHCONSULT 
Nottingham Soc'y of Engineers 
Gleeds 
WILLOUGHBY CONSULTING 
Franklin Ellis Architects 
Boots 
Rolls-Royce plc 
Nottingham City Council 
Nottinghamshire County Council 
Kinver Eng. Consult. 
PowerGen plc