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Chemistry School Trips and Workshops

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Science / Chemistry

Inspiring young minds

Chemistry, always struggled with this one at school, I used to have sleepless nights trying to remember the periodic table before a big test and I still couldn't tell you what the symbol for Seaborgium is. Chemistry is the science of matter and is often described as the central science because its links biology and physics. The modern practices of Chemistry can be dated back to the Ancient Egyptians, and by 1000BC civilisations were developing techniques that demonstrated an understanding of chemical reactions such as producing medicines from plants, extracting metals from ore and fermentation.

Chemistry in the class room doesn't need to be about trawling through text books or trying to memorise the periodic table, practical activities are fun and help motivate pupils to learn and enjoy the subject. I can certainly remember those basic chemistry experiments such as igniting magnesium (so it burns with a bright white flame!) and removing the tarnish from a 2 penny piece, so why not take these sorts of experiences outside the confines of the school lab.

There are some fantastic Science centres in the UK that offer materials and properties demonstrations and engaging work shops designed to inspire future scientists, and by taking your class on such school trips you'll not only be the cool science teacher but you may also encourage the scientists of tomorrow to pursue Chemistry as a career path.

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Explorer Dome-Bubbles Show

location icon School Trip West Midlands, London & South East, South West, Wales
apple icon Subjects: Science, Chemistry, SEN


These shows don’t use the Dome and involve exciting chemistry. Discover the mystery of gases and delight in the unexpected behaviour of bubbles that float and sink, grow or shrink, burn and even explode!

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Chemistry school trips and workshops

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Science Spectacular

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Science Spectacular

Dan Tastic Education uses a wide array of props, historical items, scientific equipment, videos, group discussion and teacher in role style student participation to cover the following topics during a Science Wow Day: History of Science Carbon Dioxide, Oxygen & Chemical Reactions Electricity, Electrical...


special offerScience for Schools

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Science for Schools

Let's investigate matter – especially a weird 'matter in the middle'. It's a sticky sensory workshop. We'll make slime and make it stretch, twist and bounce. What's the difference between solids, liquids and gases? Let's find out together. Explore why they behave the way they do. Then let's make...

Fab Science In-school Workshops

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Fab Science In-school Workshops

Use real lab equipment to carry out experiments, explore chemical reactions and be scientists. Potty Potions - whole school theme day with a Hogwarts theme States of Matter workshop (Y4) - melting, evaporating, sublimation, pourable clouds, dissolving, diffusion and more. Materials workshops for...

free tripFlow Zone

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Flow Zone

The water cycle is a perfect example of the changing state of matter in the natural environment and we focus on the importance of the water cycle as a source of our drinking water. See filtration processes on an industrial scale.

Immersive Experiences

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Immersive Experiences

Our domes can showcase over 200 films to help with this part of the syllabus, with chemistry material for all ages. Also, we have our board games: Reaction! The Interactive Chemistry Trading Game Duration: 30-50 mins Ages: 6+ Learning: This Chemistry trading game helps enhance students’...


STEM Fairs

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STEM Fairs

We have a range of high-quality chemistry films about the periodic table, molecules and the early universe and so forth, along with qualified chemistry teachers who will be on-hand to inspire and inform your students through the event.

CSI - Crime Scene Investigation Forensic Science STEM Workshop

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CSI - Crime Scene Investigation Forensic Science STEM Workshop

Forensic Science uses many aspects of chemistry during crime scene investigations, particularly the analysis of DNA and trace evidence left at a crime scene. In particular, Forensic Toxicology is used extensively in finding the source of how someone has died in conjunction with Forensic Pathology.

SEND (Special Educational Needs) CSI Forensic Science Workshop

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SEND (Special Educational Needs) CSI Forensic Science Workshop

Forensic Science uses many aspects of chemistry during crime scene investigations, particularly the analysis of DNA and trace evidence left at a crime scene. In particular, Forensic Toxicology is used extensively in finding the source of how someone has died.

Xplore! Science Discovery Centre

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Xplore! Science Discovery Centre

Xplore! currently offers chemistry sessions looking at acid and alkali indicators as well as the physics and chemistry of fire. Sessions also include using chemicals to carry out DNA extraction as well as sessions creating non-Newtonian materials such as slime


Explorer Dome-Bubbles Show

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Explorer Dome-Bubbles Show

EYFS Foundation Stage - ages 3-4 Delight in the fun and unexpected behaviour of bubbles! Explore colourful bubbles, wobbly bubbles, clouds in bubbles, and fiery bubbles! Duration: 45 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~60 children + adults KS1 Key Stage One - ages 5-7 Delight in the fun and...

Explorer Dome-States of Matter Show

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Explorer Dome-States of Matter Show

STATES OF MATTER SHOW (KS2 & KS3) KS2 Key Stage Two - ages 7-11 An unusual and exciting collection of models and demonstration explore evaporating, condensing, melting and freezing. Solids, liquids and gases - what is the difference and what happens as we change state? This show investigates the...

Cosmic Chemistry

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Cosmic Chemistry

From the lightest to the heaviest elements, we explain how atoms are forged in the hearts of stars, through the pulsing of planetary nebulae, and rapidly created in explosive events at the and of a giant star’s life. The show features the Periodic Table and helps to explain how new varieties of atoms...

Sublime Science

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Sublime Science

Chemical reactions but make it tasty - sherbet ingredients are mixed together with water to show the chemical reaction that takes place in our mouths. All of the children will get the opportunity to make some and eat...


Explosive Chemistry Lessons with Minecraft

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Explosive Chemistry Lessons with Minecraft

This workshop is aimed to support the Biology curriculum and can be adapted to meet the needs of your organisation.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

The Gardens offer laboratory-style, practical science sessions for KS1&2 children, using Chemistry to investigate the wonder of plants.

Fab Science Online

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Fab Science Online

Both the Super Science Show and Professor Fab's potions class include colour-changing potions, fizzy explosion and dry ice.

CSI Forensic Science Educational STEAM Workshop KS3 - KS5

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CSI Forensic Science Educational STEAM Workshop KS3 - KS5

Forensic Science uses many aspects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology during crime scene investigations, particularly the analysis of DNA and traces of evidence left at a crime scene. In particular, Forensic Toxicology is used extensively in finding the source of how someone has died.


Real Life Escape Room At School

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Real Life Escape Room At School

Our Mobile Escape Room is truly immersive experience that will give any event a WOW factor. With two different themes, this unique vehicle allows students a chance to take part in a fully functioning escape room without leaving the school grounds.

Science School Escape Rooms

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Science School Escape Rooms

Primary Schools - We deliver a generic Science Escape with a mix of Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Secondary Schools - We deliver a generic Science Escape with a specifically design Chemistry Escape for GCSE years.

British Science Week 2024 - Time for Science

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British Science Week 2024 - Time for Science

Exploring (depending on chosen workshop): science investigation skills, states of matter, solids, liquids, gases, noble gases, evaporation, condensation, sublimation, combustion, freezing, temperature, melting points, freezing points, the Periodic Table, compounds, elements, molecules, atoms, electrons,...

Hands-On STEM Workshops & Clubs

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Hands-On STEM Workshops & Clubs

Our Little STEAMers classes and workshops for EYFS cover chemistry topics (e.g. chemical reactions, properties, states of mater, reactions) in an age-appropriate way ask for more details. We demonstrate then encourage the children to have a go.


STEM Workshops for Any Location

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STEM Workshops for Any Location

Our Little STEAMers classes and workshops for EYFS cover chemistry topics (e.g. chemical reactions, properties of materials, changes of state) in an age-appropriate way. We cover a wide range of Engineers, Inventors and Innovators in our KS1 & KS2 workshops and assemblies.

Explorer Dome-Science Tricks Show

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Explorer Dome-Science Tricks Show

KS1 Key Stage One - ages 5-7 This show is bursting with surprises! Counter-intuitive demonstrations and fun experiments will bring out the scientist in every child. Duration: ~45 mins Curriculum Links Capacity: ~60 children + adults KS2 Key Stage Two - ages 7-11 Observing, predicting and...

special offerFun Science Workshops, Clubs and Assemblies

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Fun Science Workshops, Clubs and Assemblies

Our carefully designed workshops explore states of matter, properties of materials, chemical reactions, food science, atoms, and even delve into the realm of forensic science. Our chemistry-based sessions include slime-making, elephant's toothpaste, potions, PH testing using cabbage water, and an abundance...

Augmented Reality

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Augmented Reality

Bringing learning to life through a Play To Learn approach Welcome to the Augmented Reality (AR) app focused solely on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Maths (STEAM).


YHA Ilam Hall

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YHA Ilam Hall

With sprawling grounds and lots of outdoor space to explore this grand Gothic manor offers a magical place for a school residential. Surrounded by the rolling scenery of Dovedale we’re ideally located to visit the many Peak District Attractions.

special offerSchool residentials on the beautiful Isle of Wight

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School residentials on the beautiful Isle of Wight

We offer a 100% BESPOKE residential to the Isle of Wight for schools. This can include transport, accommodation, activities, risk assessments and so much more, allowing you to save time and money. Leave the work to us so you can focus on teaching!

special offerIsle of Wight - The Island Classroom

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Isle of Wight - The Island Classroom

Chemistry of Dinosaur Fossils Dinosaur Isle, a purpose-built facility staffed by experienced paleontologists, offers KS2 students an understanding of fossils in their "Clues from the Past" resource with variations for age and ability. KS3 students look at Earth & Atmosphere through the composition of...

special offerGeography Galore - Southampton Docks and Solent

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Geography Galore - Southampton Docks and Solent

A day trip to the stunning Isle of Wight is only a short ferry crossing away! With only a small stretch of water between you and the island, the Isle of Wight offers a truly unique experience and can be reached in as little as 12 minutes!


Cultural Tour of London for International Schools

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Cultural Tour of London for International Schools

Museums and palaces overflowing with art, science and history, incredible theatre shows in the West End, bustling Oxford Street and Covent Garden, and iconic Big Ben and Trafalgar Square! London is the perfect destination for a cultural tour.

YHA Langdale

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YHA Langdale

YHA Langdale is a beautiful Victorian mansion owned by the National Trust and is a fantastic destination for UK school trips, student tours and educational visits, with spacious grounds that include a Victorian arboretum.

Life Science Centre

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Life Science Centre

For a great School Trip in Newcastle upon Tyne, look no further than the Life Science Centre with exhibitions, events, theatre shows and the biggest planetarium in the North of England

National Showcaves Centre

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National Showcaves Centre

The National Showcave Centre, Wales, is a group of ten attractions, centred on the magnificent show caves Dan-yr-Ogof, Bone Cave and Cathedral Cave. Stalagmites, stalactites, and a many more natural features.


Gladstone Pottery Museum

location icon West Midlands

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Gladstone is the only complete Victorian pottery factory from the days when coal-burning ovens made the world's finest bone china. Explore the cobbled yard, with huge bottle kilns and take part in daily worksho

Dundee Science Centre

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Dundee Science Centre

From hands-on robot programming to iconic explosion demonstrations, our education service is here to provide inspiring science and technology experiences for our schools and community.

Science Into Schools

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Science Into Schools

Delivering interactive Science shows and workshops directly to your Schools and offering a varied experience of Science for all ages. Helping to enhance your students Mathematical and Scientific knowledge

Eden Project

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Eden Project

Here at the Eden Project in Cornwall, education is central to our mission as a charity. We offer exciting learning opportunities for students of all ages at schools, colleges and universities.


Cheddar Gorge

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Cheddar Gorge

Explore Cheddar Gorge, a National Nature Reserve and world famous beauty spot where pupils can learn about its Ice Age creation, Stone Age occupation and Victorian exploration

free tripNational Coal Museum Wales

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National Coal Museum Wales

Big Pit explores all aspects of mining, from strikes to disasters, from women in mining communities to the children forced to work underground in the nineteenth century.

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