The Science Dome service visits schools (OR ONLINE) and clubs, providing an additional science resource and presenting a different learning experience to children.


The Science Dome school outreach continues to make bookings from Jan 2021, for the next school year, as well as during Lockdown for school groups of Key Workers and Vulnerable kids . Any postponed school bookings will be included with the next school year. This could be a very busy period and we are taking bookings for the British Science Week 2021 in March 2021, which will be very busy and may be booked up. To reserve a space now for British Science Week 2021 -- call Neil now to make a provisional booking. 01202 304734.  


 

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Science Dome

2021 Lockdown Service

 

1. We are currently doing school groups of Critical Workers and Vulnerable pupils at the school site in some schools in Jan 2021. All planetarium staff will have PPE with visors.

 

2.Virtual Planetarium available. Online could include at home pupils with our commercial grade online planetarium to the screens of the kids. This is not a Zoom meeting or film based but a full interactive commercial planetarium broadcast.

 

3. Experiment based workshops at school site or virtual presented with equipment delivered and virtual sessions.

 

  

Our planetarium could deliver online sessions to provide, write and deliver extra tailored science programmes. These are exciting and interactive—as classes can view and ask questions of the tutor about the planetarium as it run through the shows.  Live Interactive planetarium shows (LIPS) are the best and you can see examples of this on the LIVE shows on Facebook. Many of the previous broadcasts are saved on Facebook site (Science Zone UK on the video tab) lots of video to view, however our school offer is a unique tailored online session for you pupils when the pupils are back. This can be delivered on a smart board as a group or PC’s. You could also do this as a group on the Home Service at present for your current pupils at home or send them a link. We have different price tariffs for different options. 

 Our giant planetarium domes come with fully circulation of air and we are going to fit extra air-conditioning to maintain replacement of air flow at a rapid rate and cool temperature. If visitors are allow back at some stage to schools, this would be a great option with a reduced class size –We are currently doing Key Worker pupils at the school site in some schools in Jan 2021. All planetarium staff will have PPE with visors.

 

 

Workshops offer during Jan and Feb 2021 - £170 plus VAT for a 60 minute sessions of a virtual workshop. Price includes a FREE 'Primary Science Teachers Resource Book 2020' from the STFC (UK Gov Science Facilities). Price includes delivery of materials and online delivery of the module by the internet by a live online Science  Communicator. LIP-- Live interactive programme or planetarium available during the session.  If it is possible due to regulations, the price includes a school site visit by a Science Presenter to delivery the science workshop module (or a planetarium if it is possible) for Key workers. Online could include at home pupils with our commercial grade online planetarium to the screens of the kids.

 

 

 

Examples of the possible programmes below but suggested is 'Rockets' with either dry ice or other materials. Longer sessions available for each group/class at the above rate for BCP Council (Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole) areas with no travel cost.  Travel costs in other areas of UK.

 

 

 

Note  Consumables such as dry ice, rocket lids and materials, vassals (hire or purchase), slime materials, clay, art materials and other consumables -- not included within the £175 (staff costs only)   

 

 

 

 

 

Call Neil on planetarium telephone line to discuss any requirements -groups, schools or households on - 01202 304734


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Science Dome is designed to explore science, geology and geography in an interactive way. The Science Dome visits schools and clubs, providing an additional science resource and presenting a different learning experience to children. - we can complete a planetarium at your school either virtually from a remote location or a open dome using a wide screen or your bubble Year Group in an inflatable air circulated planetarium dome. - we can complete a planetarium at your school either virtually from a remote location or a open dome using a wide screen or your bubble Year Group in an inflatable air circulated planetarium dome.

We provide a fully digital mobile planetarium and natural history shows (rocks/ fossils and dinosaurs) to schools, colleges, youth clubs, scouts groups and playgroups. The service is provided in a blacked-out purpose built mobile domes which can be sited indoors using a school hall. Our domes are the most advanced digital domes in the country capable of showing 360 degree pictures and feature films.

We operate eleven mobile digital domes from our bases in Bournemouth, Hastings in Sussex, Boscombe, London, Leeds, Tyneside, Warrington and Newark in Lincs. We cover the whole of the UK and are the biggest portable pop-up planetarium and science dome business in the country.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support

Teachers - we can complete a planetarium at your school either virtually from a remote location or a open dome using a wide screen or your bubble Year Group in an inflatable air circulated planetarium dome.


  1. Our planetarium could deliver online sessions to provide, write and deliver extra tailored science programmes. These are exciting and interactive—as classes can view and ask questions of the tutor about the planetarium as it run through the shows.  Live Interactive planetarium shows (LIPS) are the best and you can see examples of this on the LIVE shows on Facebook. Many of the previous broadcasts are saved on Facebook site (Science Zone UK on the video tab) lots of video to view, however our school offer is a unique tailored online session for you pupils when the pupils are back. This can be delivered on a smart board as a group or PC’s. You could also do this as a group on the Home Service at present for your current pupils at home or send them a link. We have different price tariffs for different options.   
  2.  Our giant planetarium domes come with fully circulation of air and we are going to fit extra air-conditioning to maintain replacement of air flow at a rapid rate and cool temperature. If visitors are allow back at some stage to schools, this would be a great option with a reduced class size – say 15 to 20 limit of pupils. In your Bubble Year Group of 15 children we can deliver sessions and our presenter wold be wearing PPE with a visor. We can complete up to 30 children in a special giant dome, either 6 metre diameter dome or a 7 metre, subject to school hall room.    


 

Full details of the whole range of workshops on website www.schoolworkshops.company

 


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Our domes can cater for a large event up to 60 people with special multimedia equipment and lens to provide a spectacular show for entertainment and education. All our mobile domes are fully digital capable of showing full dome films and an interactive solar system across the dome. 



A full day visit costing in the range of £510 (excluding VAT) with a typical day including up to five class shows. 

Dorset and Hampshire -- the charge is around £455 per day (excluding VAT) with lower special rates for Bournemouth and Poole schools. Please apply for special rates.

Domes are based at the following locations;

Bournemouth, Hastings Sussex, Boscombe, London, Tyneside, Warrington, Leeds, and Newark in Lincoln.

Please be aware that we charge a travel and hotel supplement, if we are required to travel a distance from a base. Normally we can get to your school for the basic price of £510 excluding VAT, without supplements, unless far distance.

We may charge extra for a sixth show during the day. If your school is located near one of our dome bases (see above), then we may be able to come for a half day. Please apply for half day rates. 

Important --We do not charge extra for bigger domes-- same price for all domes apart from outside domes.


Click the link below to book

schoolworkshops.company

OR  Phone no: 01202 304734

Or Facebook site (full pictures and videos) www.facebook.com/sciencedomeuk



Award Winning 'Fractal' Programme comes to the Science Dome
Fractals is the spectacular, award-winning fulldome planetarium show that takes viewers on a tour of the fractals in nature and zooms through infinitely complex mathematical fractals. Featuring original music, the show is both educational and highly entertaining, and suitable for audiences 3 and up. 

In addition we have two special 'Outside Domes' for large events and fairs, now available. Our aim with the outside domes, is to make astronomy accessible to the public. 

Click the link below for the special school programme website

www.Biodome.co.uk


Looking for other workshops - Full details of the whole range of workshops on website www.schoolworkshops.company