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Explore the different materials used to make aircraft past and present. Learn all about composite materials and how they have become so important in twenty first century manufacturing. Make your own composite by layering different materials and carry out an experiment to test its strength.

(This workshop is kindly sponsored by The Ironmongers Company. We have limited availability for this free workshop and places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. This offer is running until the end of this term).

Key Information.

Suitable for: KS3

Ages: 11-14

Subjects: Science

Topics: Devising, Materials, Problem Solving, Team Building, Concorde, Aeroplanes

Type: At Venue

Cost: Free

Dates: Ongoing

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

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Take your school group on an exciting journey through time at Aerospace Bristol. Discover the fascinating role that Bristol played in the history of aviation and explore the stories of the remarkable people behind Bristol’s aerospace achievements.

A visit to Aerospace Bristol enables students to discover science in action through amazing exhibits, fun interactives and inspiring curriculum-linked education sessions.

Choose from our varied programme of fun, enquiry-based workshops, all designed spark your students’ interest in investigative science and support their learning back at school.

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