STEAM Club

Calendar Icon Sun 21 Jan - Sun 16 Jun
Clock 11:00 - 15:30
Tag £5 - £5
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Calling all 11-16 year olds! Join the National Coal Mining Museum for the hands-on monthly STEAM Club and enjoy a creative twist on your STEM subjects using authentic materials to explore the skills behind mining.


Sunday 21 January 2024 – Light Refraction


Discover how light refraction can be used to see around corners and recreate an old magic trick.


Friday 16 & Sunday 18 February 2024 – Density


Experiment with different liquids and solids to learn about density, use this knowledge to make your own lava lamp.


Sunday 17 March 2024 – Soil Testing/Potable water


Learn how the water treatment plant filtration works by making your own potable water. Use scientific experiments to investigate if it is safe to drink.


Wednesday 27, Thursday 28 and Friday 29 March – Kinetic Energy


Investigate potential and kinetic energy, you’ll even be able to invent a marble run that defies gravity.


Sunday 21 April – Viscosity


Unravel the mysteries of soap and discover why we use it, then harness the power of viscosity to propel a small boat.


Sunday 19 May – Exothermic / Endothermic


What are exothermic and endothermic reactions?  Come make elephants’ toothpaste and launch a small rocket to find out.


Sunday 16 June – Contaminated Water / Water Treatment Plant


Investigate how successful the water treatment plant is for cleaning polluted mine-water. Experiment with lab equipment to test if the iron content is safe to be released into the local river.


Venue opening hours

Monday : Closed

Tuesday : Closed

Wednesday : 9:45 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday : 9:45 am - 4:00 pm

Friday : 9:45 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday : 9:45 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday : 9:45 am - 4:00 pm

    Access facilities

  • Accessible Car Parking
  • Accessible Toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Welcome
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Guide Dogs Welcome
  • Relaxed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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STEAM Club

27th March 2024
11:00 - 12:30
28th March 2024
11:30 - 14:00
24th March 2024
11:00 - 12:30

Venue Details

Find us at

New Road, Wakefield, WF4 4RH

Phone

01924848806

Email

info@ncm.org.uk