A World of Energy
Curriculum Topics: Living Things, Earth & Space, Properties & Changes Of Materials, Forces, Light & Electricity, Number, Algebra, Ratio & Measurement and Working Scientifically.
How the day works?
A fast-paced unique learning opportunity, that brings the reality of sustainable energy usage and educational goals together.
Topics covered during this workshop:
- Link food to personal energy usage and electricity
- Realise relative energy use of a range of household items
- Learn about the pros and cons of different energy sources
- Generate and conduct electricity using desk top dynamos and fruit
- Make jigsaws of foreign countries with key sustainability facts
- Produce model electric cars and trade them for profit
Hands-on activities and learning how students can play a part in creating a sustainable future for all.
Run by two SATRO Associates with experience in the STEM workplace and training/education, supported by industry volunteers where appropriate.
How much does it cost?
A full day at school which provides 2 classes of 30 students working in tandem. We also offer a discount for back-to-back bookings to cover larger or different year groups for example in MATS or school clusters.
State & SEN discounted* to £850/day
Independent Schools - £1,000/day
* As part of SATRO's charitable purpose
What are the benefits of this activity?
How Students Benefit:
- Understand where we get our energy from
- Practical hands-on experiments to learn about energy
- Exciting business and global electric car trading game where you take on a role within the business
- Explore the relevance of energy to the food you eat and the electricity you use
- Talk to employees with a passion for sustainable energy and their jobs.
How Teachers Benefit:
- All-inclusive learning experience with all kit and materials provided as part of the session
- Links different elements across the curriculum to embed learning
- Students work in teams in modular sessions that build cumulative knowledge, skills and confidence
- Students tackle real world examples from manufacturing, food and future transport
- Reflection and discussion are key parts of the day 'to land the learning'.
How Schools Benefit:
- A new programme just launched in 2018 with huge success offering learning in global issues
- Helps enhance the schools' reputation for creative learning
- Assists with meeting requirements to achieve specialist status in Business & Enterprise
- Assists in meeting Gatsby career engagement benchmarks starting from a primary setting.