A world without a moon would suffer catastrophic climate change, rendering most life unsustainable. Sounds familiar …?

 

“Year 5 have loved their science workshop, here we are launching a satellite into space! Thank you!” Allington Primary School

Workshop Description

Since its creation over four billion years ago, the moon has been locked into the Earth's embrace. But it certainly makes itself felt - in ways uncovered by this intriguing, drama-based workshop. After a quick game exposing some unforgettable Moon Facts, participants work in groups to bring to life some of the moon's impacts - by imagining how different (and possibly non-existent) a number of aspects of life would be without it.

Exploring (according to age): history, characteristics and composition of the moon; the moon and tidal behaviour; the moon and weather; the moon and evolution.

 

Science
KS1-KS4 / P2-S5
1 hour + (depending on how many classes)
30 pupils per workshop
School Hall

FAQs

How many pupils can take part?

The World Without a Moon can accommodate up-to 30 pupils per workshop. 

What is the format of the day?
Are there any technical requirements?

Each working space needs to be equipped with laptop/screen/projector, so pupils can view the supporting PowerPoint throughout.

 

Where will the workshops take place?

These workshops can be delivered in a classroom. 

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