Find out about the different types of renewable energy sources used in Scotland in this hands-on STEM session for P5-P7 pupils.

Level: Second level (P5–P7)
Cost: Free
Length of workshop: 75 minutes starting at either 10:15/12:30 (check your booking for timings and arrive at the museum at least 15 minutes before the start of your workshop)
Dates available at National Museum of Scotland: Mon 9 – Thurs 12 Oct 2017, Mon 5 – Thurs 8 Feb 2018, Mon 12 – Thu 15 Mar 2018
Booking: Complete our online booking request form

How should I prepare my class for this workshop?

Split your class into four groups and assign one adult per group. Maximum capacity 33 children. You can also attend our Get Energised CPD sessions.

At the National Museum of Scotland, you can visit our science and technology galleries before or after your session. Download our guidelines to find out more.

What will my pupils do in the workshop?

Find out about the different types of renewable energy sources used in Scotland, then build your own energy-efficient town. Pupils will take part in hands-on STEM activities, working in pairs, to complete the challenge.

You can find a range of resources including our Primary Teachers Guide to renewable energy on our Get Energised page.

A Teachers' CPD session to accompany these workshops will take place on Thursday 28 September. To book your free place, visit Eventbrite.

Also available at National Museum of Rural Life (East Kilbride) and National Museum of Flight (East Lothian)

Get Energised is made possible by the generous support of the ScottishPower Foundation.