Science Workshops for Primary Schools

Free Bilingual Science Workshops for Primary Schools!

Aberystwyth University’s Centre for Widening Participation will be offering local primary schools the opportunity to have an in-school science workshop delivered free of charge. 

Descriptions of our current courses can be found below.

Each workshop should last between 1 - 2 hours and will involve students carrying out hands-on experiments and reflecting on their results.

For further details or to discuss booking a session please contact Rachel Rees on or by calling 01970 621890.

Chocolate Challenge

Science: Chemistry

Suitable for: Years 5 & 6

Language: Welsh, English or Bilingual (please specify when booking)

Description: In the Chocolate Challenge workshop, pupils will investigate whether different variety of chocolate melt at different speeds. The aim is to develop pupils’ understanding of variables, fair testing and reproducibility.

Slippery Slopes

Science: Physics

Suitable for: Years 5 & 6

Language: Welsh, English or Bilingual (please specify when booking)

Description: In the Slippery Slopes workshop, pupils will investigate variables that effect the distance a car will travel along a ramp. Variables include the steepness of the ramp and the material it is made from. The aim is to develop pupils knowledge of forces in addition to their scientific enquiry skills such as fair testing and measuring.

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