Author - Helen Spring

Energy Island

Learn about renewable energy at Howsham Mill – we generate hydroelectricity using a waterwheel and two Archimedes screw turbines.  Make models to support understanding of renewable energy: a waterwheel and solar oven. Typical day: 10.00am – 10.30am – welcome / tour / health and safety 10.30am - 11.00am - what do we already...

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Bread-making

Covering DT cooking objectives, design, make and evaluate your own bread roll, whilst learning about the history of milling and bread-making in a watermill. Typical day: 10.00am – 10.30am – welcome / tour / health and safety 10.30am - 11am - make a simple bread roll 11am - 11.30am - design and make your...

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Rivers and maps

Covering KS2 geography objectives, children learn about the features of a river, make waterwheels and take part in an activity to support them in recognising symbols on a OS map. Typical plan: 10.00am – 10.30am – welcome / tour / health and safety 10.30am – 11.00am – rivers quiz in small groups 11.00am -...

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