Workshops

A variety of hands-on activities during weekends, half-terms and school holidays. Workshops are run for all ages and cover topics in science, mathematics, computing and engineering.

  • Hands-on science experiences at the Royal Insitution

    Credit: Katherine Leedale

About

Family Masterclasses are aimed at children aged 7–12 with their families, but older students and adults are welcome. These workshops are designed to get families together to explore science in a fun and interactive manner. Please note, there must be at least one paying adult attending with each booking.

Holiday Workshops are for students only, and offer hands on experiences with science, and a chance for students to expand their knowledge and learn outside the school curriculum in an interactive, engaging environment.

Monday 14 February

LYSC Holiday Workshops: Extract your own DNA (ages 7–9)

In this workshop for 7–9 year-olds, students learn about DNA and enzymes, and make their own DNA necklace.

When:

11.00am to 1.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops

Audience:

Ages 7–9

Tuesday 15 February

LYSC Holiday Workshops: Extract your own DNA (ages 10–12)

In this workshop for 10–12 year-olds, students are introduced to enzymes, DNA structure, using equipment usually found at degree level.

When:

11.00am to 1.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops

Audience:

Ages 10–12

Thursday 17 February

LYSC Holiday Workshops: Cosmetic chemistry (ages 7–9)

Students will explore pH, neutralisation, solubility and changes of state, and make their own bathbombs and lipbalm to take home.

When:

11.00am to 3.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Ages 7–9

Friday 18 February

LYSC Holiday Workshops: Cosmetic chemistry (ages 10–12)

Students will explore pH, neutralisation, solubility and changes of state, and make their own bathbombs and lipbalm to take home.

When:

11.00am to 3.00pm, L'Oréal Young Scientist Centre

Type:

Workshops, Family and young people

Audience:

Ages 10–12