Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

  1. Organisation Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
  2. Department Education
  3. Summary We offer workshops and planetarium sessions for all ages in our centre. For full session descriptions please visit our website. KS1: Planetarium, Journey into Space. KS2: Planetarium, Solar System Workshop, Mars Rover Challenge. KS3 Planetarium, Forces, Mars Rover Challenge. GCSE and BTEC level 2 Planetarium. GCSE Electromagnetic Spectrum. BTEC Level 2 Eyes on the Universe. A level or BTEC level 3 Planetarium. A level Radio Telescopes. BTEC Level 3 Discover the Universe. We are also able to offer free outreach workshops to secondary schools in the NW of England who qualify under the University of Manchester's Widening participation criteria. These workshops are: KS3 Electricity and Magnetism, The Sun. KS4 Atoms, Radiation and the Universe, Is there anyone out there? We also hold Widening Participation days for secondary schools at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre throughout the year (dates and sessions available on our website) which are free of charge to qualifying schools.
  4. Formats offered Debate Workshop
  5. Topics offered Astronomy Cosmology Electricity Energy Forces and motion Gravity Light Magnetism Optics Particle Physics Waves
  6. Age Groups
    supported
    4-6 7-11 11-14 14-16
  7. Address Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre Macclesfield, SK11 9DL
  8. Contact Email jodrell.visitor.centre@manchester.ac.uk
  9. Contact Phone 01477 571766
  10. Outreach Officer Linda Bennett
  11. Notes on Costs Visits to Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre for school groups have costs associated with them. Please see our website for details. All Widening Participation activities are free of charge. Eligibility criteria apply.