The education programme for S3 to S6 at Glasgow Science Centre has been aligned to National Qualifications Stages. Recommended ages are shown here for each activity alongside the areas of National Qualifications it aligns to is available by clicking on the links.
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National Qualifications-lined Education Programme
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Workshops and Masterclasses
Develop your pupils' confidence in investigative skills and empower them to contribute effectively through exploration of scientific concepts in our fully equipped laboratory. Workshops last approximately 30 minutes. Masterclasses run from approximately 10am till 3pm.
PCR - Masterclass
30-31 AUG and 2 SEP (S5-6)
H: DNA and the genome
Astrophysics - Masterclass
14-16 JUN (S5-6)
H: Our Dynamic Universe
AH: Rotational motion and astrophysics
Practical Chemistry - Masterclass
16-25 NOV (S5-6)
H: Researching Chemistry | Chemical Changes and Structure | Nature's Chemistry | Topical Science
AH: Researching Chemistry | Organic Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis | Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
BodyWorks: Dissection - Workshop
ON DEMAND (S1-6)
Nat5: Multicellular organisms
AH: Cells and Proteins
Develop pupils' knowledge as you find out about planets and stars in our state-of-the-art fulldome digital planetarium. Explore the furthest reaches of the universe in a spectacular, immersive environment. Planetarium star shows and fulldome films last approximately 45 minutes.
Our normal Summer Opening Hours are: OPEN 10-5 every day* Glasgow Tower is closed due to high winds (updated 21.05.17) GSC will close at 4.00pm on 24 May & 2 June. It will close at 4.30pm on 7 July, 4 August & 1 September 2017