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Learning Events

Family Afternoon - for children under 5

 

This popular event is for families with children under the age of 5 and takes place in the Museum hangars from 12.30pm to 2.30pm on Wednesday 5th April 2017.

Students from City of Wolverhampton College will be offering a range of egg-cellent Easter themed activities including making Easter Bonnets, and egg ball pit.

Participation in this fantastic afternoon event is free of charge, however places are limited and must be pre-booked.  Please email us to make a booking or telephone 01902 376 241.

A promotional flyer for this event can be downloaded here.

 

Aeronautical Engineering Learning Festival for Schools -

 

28 March 2017, 9.45am - 14.30pm.

  

 

RAF Cosford and RAF Museum Cosford are excited to announce a new partnership with Tablet Academy (www.tablet-academy.com). Together our organisations will be providing new opportunities for schools and families to engage in a range of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) activities.
 
Our first event 'Aeronautical Engineering Learning Festival' will take place on the 28 March 2017 and is aimed at students in years 5-8. Each school will be invited to send 5 students free of charge to take part in the event.
 
During the event all students will experience 8 hands-on workshops, each designed to embed and test STEM knowledge and explore aeronautical engineering concepts.
 
To book places now, email us or call 01902 376241. 

Workshops on offer (subject to change)

 
Cyber Security delivered in partnership with Wave 9
Explore the need to protect IT systems from cyber-attacks by defending or attacking a live system.
 
Simple Planes
A mathematical challenge based on calculating fuel levels required to complete simulated missions.
 
Rocket Cars
Using the science of forces and motion, work in teams to design, build and fire an aerodynamic rocket car.
 
Rockets

Experiment with wing design and adapt your rocket for perfect flight.
 
Minecraft
Complete the Minecraft challenge and create working machines.
 
BBC micro:bit
Learn how to programme a micro-computer to complete automated tasks.
 
Robotics
Programme unmanned machines to complete missions and save lives.
 
Security
Build and programme your own prototype security system.