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FREE Admission
Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE
BOOK BY PHONE: 0191 568 9700
EMAIL: info@nationalglasscentre.com

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Changing States

full day workshop

Learn about the science of glass with exciting experiments using a range of materials. Practice measuring and making predications.

Discuss findings and write up the outcomes of the experiments.

Draw the experiments and label the equipment.

Createa fused glass tile using coloured glass tiles and frit. Learn about the glass fusing process of heating and cooling and how a kiln works.

 

Learn
– Scientific properties of glass and other common materials
– Scientific vocabulary
– Changing states - solid and liquid
– Observing closely using basic equipment
– Performing simple tests
– Identifying and classifying
– Use scientific language
– Draw and label a diagram
– Identify differences, similarities and changes and relate them to scientific processes
– Use observations and ideas to make predictions
– Gather and record data
– Identify everyday materials and their properties
– How to make fused glass artwork
– How hot glass is shaped

Get inspired by
– Hot glass demonstrations
– Gallery tours
– Practical experiments

Get inspired by
– Hot glass demonstrations
– Gallery tours
– Practical experiments

Use
– Beakers, measuring jugs, scales, glass, glass grains, glass tiles

 

Cost: £8 per pupil / Year 1 - 6 / KS2 (adapted for suitability)
Also available as a half day workshop without a glass making activity, £4

 

Curriculum links: Art & Design, English, Science and Maths

 

 

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