Children's University

Jan26

Saturday 26th January 2019, 10am to 2pm

Children’s University is a national project which recognises the achievements of young people who take part in learning activities outside of their school day.

University Centre Peterborough (UCP) are proud to be hosting a fun day with the following activities which are FREE OF CHARGE for 8 to 11 year olds.

Winter/Snowflake Mobiles (1 hour)

The perfect cold weather activity! Find out more about how snow, ice and sleet are formed, then enjoy a creative session of snow flake card making.

  • 10.00am to 11.00am
  • 12.00pm to 1.00pm
  • 1.00pm to 2.00pm
Exploring Carbon (1 hour)

Graphene is the strongest material in the world. What does it have in common with diamond rings and pencil lead? Come along to this session to explore Carbon - its multitude of physical forms and uses.

  • 10.00am to 11.00am
  • 11.00am to 12.00pm
  • 12.00pm to 1.00pm

Puppetry Performances  (1 hour)

Human, animal, mythical or extra-terrestrial – create your own character and then design a puppet to use in a short performance. This session will explore the theory of story-telling in a fun and creative way.

  • 11.00am to 12.00pm
  • 12.00pm to 1.00pm
  • 1.00pm to 2.00pm

Discover Robotics (1 hour)

What robots do you have at home? Could your washing machine be a robot? What about the cooker or a mobile phone? How are all of these gadgets programmed to behave? Explore the basics of programming using Scratch software.

  • 10.00am to 11.00am
  • 11.00am to 12.00pm
  • 1.00pm to 2.00pm

There are limited spaces available on a first come first served basis.   To book please contact University Centre Peterborough on 01733 214466 or email hello@ucp.ac.uk (please give each child's name, date of birth, a contact telephone number and the sessions they want to attend).

Please note that children under 11 years will need to be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian who must remain on the premises at all time.

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