Sustainable Energy

Explore sustainable energy, resources and the impact on the environment.
Experience energy usage of the past, and explore wind, water and solar technology, hands on! 

 

General Store

Compare the sustainability of the General Store with a modern supermarket, focusing on packaging, delivery of goods and the preservation of food.

Household Energy

Explore energy usage of the past while doing washing, ironing and other household tasks using technology before the advent of electricity.

Pioneering - Waste Not Want Not

Take part in some jobs at the V Hut, focusing on resources and materials that were used at that time. This activity will cover the early cleaning products used, gardening and composting.  How sustainable were our early settlers?

Rural Energy

Flex your muscles and find out how human energy and other renewable energy sources were used in the countryside.

Wind, water, solar - See below for Nature of Science Strand.
Investigate wind, water and solar energy with working models. A highly interactive and topical session.

 

The Tram can also be included in this programme for an additional charge.

 

Nature Of Science Levels 1-4

Students investigate and discover how electricity can be generated by natural energy sources, and energy transformations within circuits. This activity addresses the application of science in a socially responsible manner, with consideration for the environment..

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