Rocket Mice

Shows & Workshops
Duration: 45 min
Suitable For: FS, KS1

Combining creativity and questioning, this short workshop starts by introducing your children to air power, with the surprising revelation that rocket science is within their grasp! They will then work to make their own rocket mouse to launch from our special rocket launch stations (empty plastic bottles).

Each child will have fun designing their own mouse-tronaut, and try to see who can launch their mouse the highest. With different sized launch stations available, they will be tasked with figuring out which works the best, comparing their results with their peers and justifying their reasons.

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Our experienced team will put together a full or part-day programme of shows and workshops that fits into your school timetable and that allows sufficient time to set up, reset or clear away. The programme is tailored to each school and can usually include a mixture of activities for different Key Stages. A small number of activities may require two Science Oxford staff members, who could also run two streams of other activities simultaneously.

For timetables involving one staff member:

£230+VAT for a part day
£320+VAT for a whole day
15% discount for Member Schools

For timetables involving two staff members:

£360+VAT for a part day
£495+VAT for a whole day
15% discount for Member Schools

This is an example of a schedule of a full day with Science Oxford in your school:

Contact our schools team with any questions on [email protected] 

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