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Medieval Construction Science Show

Learn how Medieval builders used scientific principals to create huge buildings, many of which still stand today!

Investigate the engineering behind Medieval castles in our cross curricular, interactive show for P4-7 pupils.

Your pupils will take part in demonstrations and challenges as they follow the journey of a block of stone from a quarry to the top of an arch, overcoming gravity and other forces along the way!

A re-enactor dressed as a medieval stone mason demonstrating forces to children
  • Location

    Blackness Castle

  • Booking

    Contact the Learning Support Team

  • Booking Email

    learning@hes.scot

  • Booking Phone Number

    0131 652 8155/8156

  • Dates

    18 and 19 April 2018

  • Times

    10.30am, 12.30pm

  • Duration

    70 minutes

  • Max Attendees

    33

  • Cost

    FREE

  • Level

    Second (P4 - 7)

  • Subjects

    Social Studies (History)
    Technologies

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