Future masterclasses




A Journey into Space

Men and Women only began serious space exploration in the second half of the 20th Century. We landed citizens on the Moon for the first time in 1969. Just before Christmas, Tim Peake, a UK...

Starts Sun, 31st Jan 2016, runs for 1 day, Altrincham, North West. NCYG 5, 6, 7.

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Things that Fly

Mankind has only been able to fly for just over a 100 years. This hands-on session will make a number of things that fly - a number of objects that fly are not the typical...

Starts Sun, 31st Jan 2016, runs for 1 day, Altrincham, North West. NCYG 3, 4, 5.

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Beat the Freeze when You’re Lost in the Artic Weather - Bear Grylls Eat Your Heart Out

Bring your wellies and coat as we explore outdoors and bring our findings inside to investigate. This is a treasure hunt with a difference. There are no prepared clues for you to follow but anything...

Starts Sun, 31st Jan 2016, runs for 1 day, Altrincham, North West. NCYG 1, 2.

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Ten Fingers or Two: How Computers Count

We humans count in tens because we have ten fingers. Computers use zeros and ones. You will explore the world of binary, denary and hex number systems, learning to program displays with 64 LEDs to...

Starts Sun, 7th Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, South East / London. NCYG 7, 8, 9.

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Philosophy: What's the big idea? Your chance to have a say!

Can you have a friend that you don't like?" "Is there any such thing as an accident?" What do you feel about questions like these and what would be your answers? Teachers are always asking...

Starts Sun, 7th Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, South East / London. NCYG 4, 5, 6.

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Invitation to Breakfast at Spiros (with calcu-pops and multi-flakes)

Meet Spiro, the little creature with a huge hungry mathematical brain. Spiro eats digits with milk for breakfast as he rolls around and calculates everything from the smallest cocopop to the largest breakfast waffle. For...

Starts Sun, 7th Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, South East / London. NCYG 1, 2.

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Code Breaker

What do Alan Turing, Leonardo Da Vinci and Caesar have in common? They were all master mathematicians with the ability to write and break secret codes - known as the study of Cryptology. Enter a...

Starts Sun, 7th Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, South East / London. NCYG 3, 4.

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Stop Motion Animation

Make an animated film using stop motion. You will be using professional equipment to record your animation, edit the film and add sound. The animation will be made using card cut-outs similar to "South Park"...

Starts Sun, 21st Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, Islington, South East / London. NCYG 4, 5, 6.

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Raspberry Pi: No Ordinary Computer Cancelled

The Raspberry Pi is a tiny computer that do most of what laptops and tablets can do. But it's no ordinary computer and it can do exciting stuff that ordinary computers can't. In this one...

Starts Sat, 27th Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, Bristol, Bristol. NCYG 7, 8.

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Mission to Mars

We are planning a Mission to Mars right now so join us on this day of exciting hands-on science. We are going to need a road or star map and a rocket. We will investigate...

Starts Sat, 27th Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, Telford, Black Country. NCYG 5, 6, 7.

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Amazing Flying Machines

Mankind has soared from first flight to space travel in the period of a lifetime. Join us on our own incredible journey as we retrace the marvel of flight and build and fly our own...

Starts Sat, 27th Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, Telford, Black Country. NCYG 3, 4.

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The Innovators!

Can you be an innovator like Shakespeare and Leonardo da Vinci? Did you know that Shakespeare is said to have invented more than 1700 new words? Find out more about the words he invented, discover...

Starts Sat, 27th Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, Bristol, Bristol. NCYG 4, 5, 6.

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Do you Believe Maths can be Fun?

Join us for a day of fun and games seeking to challenge, inspire and stimulate the budding mathematician through a whole range of problems, puzzles, games and activities designed to build confidence and develop a...

Starts Sat, 27th Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, Bristol, Bristol. NCYG 1, 2, 3.

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LEGO Robotics

This workshop will teach you to make and control a LEGO robot. Using the most advanced LEGO computer system (EV3 MindStorms) you will design, build and control a robot with sensors for sound, colour, brightness,...

Starts Sun, 28th Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, Islington, South East / London. NCYG 4, 5, 6.

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Lights, Heat, a Button and a Buzzer

An exciting opportunity to explore the Engduino, a small microcontroller, with guidance from a tutor who works closely with the computer scientists at University College London responsible for developing this device. Why learn about microcontrollers?...

Starts Sun, 28th Feb 2016, runs for 1 day, South East / London. NCYG 7, 8, 9.

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