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The Youth Activities programme is part of the BRLSI’s Programme sub Committee’s outreach initiative to involve ALL enthusiastic learners under the age of 18 in all aspects of science and technology by linking up with local universities and making use of the full resources of the institution. There is a termly fee of £12 which covers the cost of 3 workshops or £6 per workshop unless otherwise stated. (summer term £16 for 4 workshops) Workshops are aimed at children over 8.
Advance booking for all activities is essential and book early to avoid disappointment as most of our workshops are often fully booked three or four weeks in advance.
email to book places: email@example.com and leave details of workshop required and name and age of children.
Payment on line can be made at www.brlsi.org/shop/youth-activities
What we do
Once a month (on the second Saturday afternoon 1pm – 4pm) we provide workshops, in a wide variety of topics related to science, technology, engineering and maths. These workshops are organised in a caring, safe, learning environment which gives children and young people a chance to practice study, research and presentation skills.
We work closely with local institutions of higher education, receiving advice from academic staff and also input from undergraduate and postgraduate students who are passionate about sharing their subject knowledge. In addition, students from the Bath based, world famous Norland College for nannies, assist with the supervision of our workshops.
BRLSI also provides tailor made science workshops for local primary schools and other groups.
More Bright Sparks with members of Bath University Physics Department.
Come and be shocked! Find out how electricity is made and what magnets have to do with it. This workshop is full but we do have a waiting list.
With Charles Draper of the Herschel Society. Identify galaxies and categorise them and record them as part of a research project supported by Universities like Oxford, Yale and Zurich, by remotely operating the giant Faulkes telescope in S.E. Australia. Get a live view of the universe from a location in the Southern Hemisphere. This workshop is full but we do have a waiting list.
email to book places: firstname.lastname@example.org and leave details of workshop required and name and age of children
You can pay on line at http://www.brlsi.org/shop/youth-activities
We are now taking bookings for the summer term programme (all details at www.brlsi.org/youthactivitiesgallery )
Summer workshops cost £16 for the whole term ( 4 workshops) or £6 per individual workshop. Places are limited and only available until end of March
Youth Activities - News
Saturday, 12th October - Childrens Workshop 1pm to 3pm . A chance to learn about the science of food
Be the first to use the new BRLSI Tree Gazing Trail.
Come and join Mark Cassidy B&NES Tree Officer at 16 Queen Square on Saturday July 27th at 2pm for an afternoon of summer fun looking at trees
On Saturday March 9th as part of one of BRLSI 2nd Saturday Children's Science Workshops the Mayor launched The Adelard Trail
BRLSI members provided fun tricks for families at The Roman Baths science evening on March 16th and now they are planning the next big event on Saturday April 13th 1pm Champion Trees. ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL. More details and photos at www.brlsi.org/youthactivitiesgallery.
Seth visited BRLSI with his grandmother and followed the BRLSI Building Trail and tracked down the monster and also found lots of other interesting things.
Despite the weather Abigail and her mum beat the new BRLSI science trail, following in the steps of famous Bath Scientists and ending up at BRLSI 16 Queen Sq, site of the home of Dr Oliver, of biscuit fame
Pupils from Paulton School along with 3 of their teachers visited BRLSI on Saturday November 17th and took part in a fun 'hands on' science workshop. They were really thrilled and promised to come back!
The latest BRLSI kids' workshop on Saturday Nov 10th was a great success. 15 children, BRLSI volunteers and some parents found out how to identify and measure the height girth and age of trees, in the Autumn sunshine and had great fun.
Fun activity children's workshop on Saturday November 10th 1pm to 5pm. Hands on experimentation, detailed observations plus a walk in Victoria Park with Mark Cassidy B&NES Tree Officer
Wednesday October 31st and November 1st. 11am to 1pm. A FREE drop in session for family activities. Meet BRLSI weapons expert. Do science experiment and tricks. Follow trails