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You are invited to…Lab Learn: Pioneering The Power That Matters
What could become possible – now and in the future – with the power of electrification?
We’re partnering with Rolls-Royce to inspire new generations about the challenges and possibilities presented by our future energy demands, as well as introduce the role that electrification can play.
This event draws on inspiration from the real world, including Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemen’s plans to develop a hybrid electric plane called the E-Fan X (they are creating a prototype to fly by 2020).
What can I expect at Lab Learn: Pioneering The Power That Matters?
This event will give school children the opportunity to explore invention, prototyping, making, electrification and power. We’re transforming our Imagination Lab into an immersive open test space, with three zones that encourage you to think, engineer, build, test and evaluate.
The Idea Zone
The Idea Zone is set up to capture your ideas about the future of flight, using futuristic videos, images and models for inspiration. We’ll be using invention sheets to capture ideas through sketches and written descriptions, as well as prototyping ideas with quick modelling and basic materials. The wind tube at the Imagination Lab will allow families to explore air movement with a variety of everyday objects.
The Make Zone
The Make Zone will invite you to explore the world of flight by creating vehicles that fly. Participants will have the opportunity to make and code a drone to explore vertical take-off, as well as design a walkalong glider.
The Power Zone
The Power Zone will explore how flight can be electrified to demonstrate the importance of electrification across our lives. Children can explore the basics around electricity, such as how it is produced and stored. From the power drawn from a potato to creating a circuit using Makey Makey, the zone will provide an interactive environment for electrical creation and electrical storage.
When is Lab Learn: Pioneering The Power That Matters?
There are three Lab Learn: Pioneering The Power That Matters sessions on Tuesday 20th, Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd November. The sessions run from 10:00am – 2:00pm.
Who is Lab Learn: Pioneering The Power That Matters for and how much does it cost?
These free sessions are suitable for school children in KS2. Register your interest in attending a session using this short form and we will be in touch to confirm your booking.
This event is in partnership with Rolls-Royce, exploring the topics of electrification and flight.