These activities can be bought from The Museum’s gift shop but are offered at a discounted rate when purchased as part of a group booking or purchased from a school/ academy/ educational group.
CAM Automata KitsAppropriate for 5-11yrs
Timbertech Cams – a complete box of Timberkits parts for individual design and experimentation. Contains components for 10 models with a choice of 3 different cam and wheel mechanisms (wooden parts only) for children to design and build their own object to bring to life.
These Timberkit kits come in boxes of 4 and 10 models so are recommended for educational groups.
|What you get..||Wooden Kits (decorative ‘toppers’ not included)|
|Duration||1 hour, can be split over 2 lessons|
|Subject focus||Design Technology, Engineering and Art|
|Appropriate for||5yrs – 11yrs|
|No. of kits available||Minimum of 4, no limit|
|Support material||Instructions and teacher’s lesson plan. A video for teachers detailing how to make the kits. Teacher’s worksheet and Pupil’s worksheet.|
|Pre-booking & Payment||Yes|
|Cost||£4 per kit|
Take-away After a Trip
Collection or Post
Marble Run KitsAppropriate for 11yrs +
There are 4 different types to choose from:
|Kit Name||Your Discounted Rate||Reduced From|
|Simple Kit||£6.00 per||£7.99|
|Marble Machine 1 hand-cranked||£12.00 per||£14.99|
|Marble Machine 1 motorised||£15.00 per||£22.99|
|Marble Machine 2||£30.00 per||£44.99|
Please note Marble Machine 1 motorised and Marble Machine 2 are included here because occasionally, teachers like the option to buy one or two of these per order. We do not expect you to order these for a whole class, but the option is there.
|Construction duration||Roughly 2 hours|
|Subject focus||Design, Engineering and Art|
|No. of kits available||No minimum or limit|
|Support material||Instructions available on www.madfactory.co.uk|