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Enhancing STEM Academics' Public Engagement Skills

Lead Institution: University of Bristol
Collaborating with: Graphic Science, Lighting Up Learning Ltd

Project Outputs > Outreach Activities: Key Stage (1) - Volcanoes

As part of the Enhancing STEM Academics' Public Engagement Skills project, two outreach workshops on volcanoes for primary schools have been developed utilising the best practice outlined in a Guide to Effective STEM Public Engagement. That for key stage (1) can be accessed below; for key stage (2), click here.

Volcano KS1 Presentation

Volcano KS1 Presentation

Each workshop has an associated powerpoint and session notes for both teachers and outreach practitioners (presenters). For presenters, the powerpoint and notes contain brief explanations of questions or actions that the presenter should follow. For teachers, the powerpoint and notes contain more information about each slide to enhance the teacher's understanding and to  answer questions that children may raise.

Below you can access 'What is a volcano?', an outreach workshop and associated session notes for Key Stage 1 (lower primary) pupils:

What is a volcano?

Dance like a volcano and explore amazing volcanic rocks to handle. What happens when a volcano erupts?

Session length: 1 hour

What is a volcano? Session notes

What is a volcano?

For further information about these activities, please contact Ed Drewitt at Bristol University as below:

Contact Ed Drewitt



Which month follows April? What is this?

Staff involved

Ed Drewitt
Project lead, University of Bristol

Claire Dimond
Graphic Science

Nicholas Garrick
Lighting Up Learning Ltd


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