Key Stage 3 Workshops

Biology Workshops

Island Escape

Island Escape

1.5-2 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students will be stranded on a desert island. They will work in small teams to complete a number of engaging tasks… Read...

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CSI Newcastle

CSI: Newcastle

2-3 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students are tasked with solving a crime. They must work through different subject activities in Humanities and Social Sciences; Medical Sciences… Read...

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Saving our Seas

Saving Our Seas

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Find out how marine animals have adapted to such extreme environments and what happens to them when humans impact their habitats.… Read...

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Sweet Science

Sweet Science

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Discover the science behind making honeycomb, ice cream and sherbet. The workshop also explores the psychology of tasting, the evolutionary reasons… Read...

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Forensic Chemistry

Forensic Chemistry

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Someone has broken into the science prep room and stolen the answers to next week’s test! Your students will need to… Read...

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Strawberry DNA

Strawberry DNA

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 7-9 Students learn basics of DNA and do their own practical extracting DNA from strawberry using at home products. Curriculum LinksBiology: Genetics… Read...

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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

1-1.5 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students carry out a sensory analysis exploring how we taste. Student then learn about nutritional information and components of food, and… Read...

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Sport and Exercise Science

Sport & Exercise Science Workshop

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 7-13 Students carry out a sport science investigation looking at heart rate and breathing. Students investigate why our heart rates increase, get… Read...

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Chemistry Workshops

CSI Newcastle

CSI: Newcastle

2-3 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students are tasked with solving a crime. They must work through different subject activities in Humanities and Social Sciences; Medical Sciences… Read...

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Climate Choices

Climate Choices

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Explore the causes and impacts of climate change across the globe in this interactive workshop. If a big enough space is… Read...

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Sweet Science

Sweet Science

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Discover the science behind making honeycomb, ice cream and sherbet. The workshop also explores the psychology of tasting, the evolutionary reasons… Read...

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It’s Elementary, My Dear Watson

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 7-11 This presentation looks at the properties, reactions and uses of a range of chemical elements. It includes an interactive PowerPoint… Read...

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The Elements of Health

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 7-13 | On Campus Only This presentation looks at the properties & reactions of the key chemical elements essential for human… Read...

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Chemistry of the Senses

Chemistry of the Senses

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 7-13 This presentation involves using all your senses – sight, sound, taste, smell and touch, through some spectacular demonstrations and audience… Read...

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Colourful Chemistry

Colourful Chemistry

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 3-13 A demonstration lecture showing how light and our perception of colour are fundamental to our daily lives, via some colourful… Read...

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Chemistry Smells

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 5-13 Via a ‘nose-on’ experience, in this workshop students will examine a number of everyday household products. Will they be able to… Read...

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Chemistry in Your Shopping Basket

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 3-9 This presentation is designed to raise awareness of chemistry and potential careers in chemistry through the idea that chemistry is… Read...

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Forensic Chemistry

Forensic Chemistry

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Someone has broken into the science prep room and stolen the answers to next week’s test! Your students will need to… Read...

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Saved by the Gel

Saved by the Gel

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 9-13 Students learn about pharmacy and the role of a pharmacist, and then create and package their own ibuprofen gel using university… Read...

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Computing Workshops

Island Escape

Island Escape

1.5-2 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students will be stranded on a desert island. They will work in small teams to complete a number of engaging tasks… Read...

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CSI Newcastle

CSI: Newcastle

2-3 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students are tasked with solving a crime. They must work through different subject activities in Humanities and Social Sciences; Medical Sciences… Read...

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Micro:bits

Micro:bit by micro:bit

1 hour | Max 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students will learn about the basics of computer programming, and will get to have a go at making their own mini… Read...

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Engineering Workshops

Island Escape

Island Escape

1.5-2 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students will be stranded on a desert island. They will work in small teams to complete a number of engaging tasks… Read...

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Climate Choices

Climate Choices

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Explore the causes and impacts of climate change across the globe in this interactive workshop. If a big enough space is… Read...

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What Floats your Boat?

What Floats your Boat?

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 This interactive workshop introduces physics and engineering concepts such as buoyancy and density. The students are then challenged to build a… Read...

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Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

2 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Use simple mathematics to determine how level your pitch is whilst getting outside and hands on with levelling… Read...

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General STEM Workshops

Routes into STEM

Routes into STEM

30-40 minutes | Up to 250 students | Year 9-13 | Virtual Option A presentation that introduces students to the exciting world of STEM, including studying STEM at university and… Read...

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STEM Articulate

STEM Articulate

30 Minutes | Max 40 Students | Year 9-13 STEM Articulate is a fast paced game that will test your students’ knowledge of STEM. We recommend this session is booked… Read...

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Why STEM?

Why STEM?

1 hour | Max. 60 Students | Year 7-11 An interactive workshop which explores the world of STEM and why students might like to pursue it. The workshop looks at… Read...

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Girls in STEM

Girls in STEM

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 8-11 | Virtual Option This sessions explores the history of women in STEM and why we need more female scientists and engineers.… Read...

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Island Escape

Island Escape

1.5-2 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students will be stranded on a desert island. They will work in small teams to complete a number of engaging tasks… Read...

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CSI Newcastle

CSI: Newcastle

2-3 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students are tasked with solving a crime. They must work through different subject activities in Humanities and Social Sciences; Medical Sciences… Read...

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Ask our Students

Ask our Students

30 minutes | Up to 250 Students | Year 1-13 | Virtual Option Invite Newcastle University students from a range of subject areas to talk to your students and answer… Read...

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Climate Choices

Climate Choices

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Explore the causes and impacts of climate change across the globe in this interactive workshop. If a big enough space is… Read...

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Becoming a Street Scientist

Becoming a Street Scientist

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 This workshop gives students the chance to work together and practice some fascinating Street Science demonstrations. The group will learn what… Read...

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Sea, Sounds and Surveying

Sea, Sounds and Surveying

1 – 1.5 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Did you know that 71% of the earth’s surface is covered by water? Yet we know… Read...

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Geography Workshops

Island Escape

Island Escape

1.5-2 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students will be stranded on a desert island. They will work in small teams to complete a number of engaging tasks… Read...

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Climate Choices

Climate Choices

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Explore the causes and impacts of climate change across the globe in this interactive workshop. If a big enough space is… Read...

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Sea, Sounds and Surveying

Sea, Sounds and Surveying

1 – 1.5 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Did you know that 71% of the earth’s surface is covered by water? Yet we know… Read...

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Maths Workshops

Maths Murder Mystery

Maths Murder Mystery

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 8-10 A maths-based game that is fun, challenging and encourages use of initiative. Groups of students are confronted with a murder mystery… Read...

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Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect

2 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Use simple mathematics to determine how level your pitch is whilst getting outside and hands on with levelling… Read...

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Sea, Sounds and Surveying

Sea, Sounds and Surveying

1 – 1.5 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Did you know that 71% of the earth’s surface is covered by water? Yet we know… Read...

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Medical Sciences Workshops

Strawberry DNA

Strawberry DNA

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 7-9 Students learn basics of DNA and do their own practical extracting DNA from strawberry using at home products. Curriculum LinksBiology: Genetics… Read...

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Medicine Workshop

Medicine Workshop

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students practice skills in medicine like learning about human anatomy and the human skeleton, practice CPR and treat some fake patients.

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24 Hours in A&E

24 Hours in A&E

1 hour | Up to 250 Students | Year 7-11 | Virtual Option Students put themselves in the shoes of an Emergency Medicine Doctor, working through cases that come in… Read...

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Tooth about Dentists

The ‘Tooth’ About Dentists

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 4-9 Students practice dentistry skills like guessing how much sugar is in drinks, practicing using mirrors, and cleaning decay out of teeth!… Read...

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Saved by the Gel

Saved by the Gel

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 9-13 Students learn about pharmacy and the role of a pharmacist, and then create and package their own ibuprofen gel using university… Read...

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Putting the Pharm into Pharmacy

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 9-13 Students learn about pharmacy and the role of a pharmacist, as well as uncovering misconceptions. Students will learn about the clinical… Read...

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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

1-1.5 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students carry out a sensory analysis exploring how we taste. Student then learn about nutritional information and components of food, and… Read...

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Sport and Exercise Science

Sport & Exercise Science Workshop

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 7-13 Students carry out a sport science investigation looking at heart rate and breathing. Students investigate why our heart rates increase, get… Read...

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Nutrition & Dietetics Workshops

Sweet Science

Sweet Science

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Discover the science behind making honeycomb, ice cream and sherbet. The workshop also explores the psychology of tasting, the evolutionary reasons… Read...

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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

1-1.5 hours | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Students carry out a sensory analysis exploring how we taste. Student then learn about nutritional information and components of food, and… Read...

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Physics Workshops

What Floats your Boat?

What Floats your Boat?

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 This interactive workshop introduces physics and engineering concepts such as buoyancy and density. The students are then challenged to build a… Read...

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Sea, Sounds and Surveying

Sea, Sounds and Surveying

1 – 1.5 hours | Up to 40 Students | Year 9 – 11 Did you know that 71% of the earth’s surface is covered by water? Yet we know… Read...

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Psychology Workshops

Sweet Science

Sweet Science

1 hour | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-9 Discover the science behind making honeycomb, ice cream and sherbet. The workshop also explores the psychology of tasting, the evolutionary reasons… Read...

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Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology

45-90 minutes | Max. 40 Students | Year 7-13 Students cover different tasks relating to the role of a forensic psychologist. The session will touch on psychopathy, eye witness testimony,… Read...

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Brain Game

The Brain Game

1-1.5 hours | Up to 250 Students | Year 7-11 Students learn basic elements of Neuroscience covering the different brain lobes and their specific roles and functions. Students will create… Read...

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Sport & Exercise Science Workshops

Sport and Exercise Science

Sport & Exercise Science Workshop

1 hour | Max. 30 Students | Year 7-13 Students carry out a sport science investigation looking at heart rate and breathing. Students investigate why our heart rates increase, get… Read...

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