Mail Rail Science Show (KS2)

Build your tool kit of engineering skills to solve real world problems.
  • Mail Rail Science Show

    Build your toolkit of engineering skills to solve a real world problem. Take part in live science experiments and test technologies to power the postal network under London.

    Students will:

    • Experiment with Newton’s law of motion.
    • Explore pneumatic power, air pressure and air resistance.
    • Test conductivity of different materials with electric circuits.

     

    Curriculum Links

    Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths, History

  • Session information:

    • KS2
    • 45 minutes
    • Max 35 students
    • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

     

    Visit activities:

    Mail Rail Science Show, Exhibitions, Lunch slot, Mail Rail ride, Sorted! (optional)

     

    Visit cost:

    • Mail Rail Science Show with Mail Rail ride: £180 per class
    • Mail Rail Science Show with Mail Rail ride and Sorted!: £220 per class

What teachers tell us

“A great session where modern engineering is shown to have a place in this world and a real purpose “ – Year 3 teacher

“Students got a chance to learn about a type of engineering that they did not know about.” – Year 6 teacher