Rocks the House

Event information

Event type: show

Location: Attenborough Studio

Suitable for: Key Stage 3

Capacity: 90 students

Duration: 30 minutes

Ticket prices:

£3 per student
Booking required

Learn about the powerful interactions that cause volcanoes and earthquakes in this action-packed science show.

Pupils will discover how tectonic plate interactions shape landscapes, generate earthquakes and form volcanoes.

Students and teachers will be invited to help out with fun demonstrations, such as shouldering the weight of the world's tectonic plates and getting to grips with the geophysics of cold custard.

This interactive show brings the rock cycle to life to support teaching back in the classroom.

Learning themes: plate tectonics, changing landscapes and environment, structure of Earth, rock cycle, working scientifically

Pre-visit information and curriculum links PDF (63KB)

Event dates
2 October 2017 10.30-11.00, 11.30-12.00, 12.30-13.00, 13.30-14.00
3 October 2017 10.30-11.00, 11.30-12.00, 12.30-13.00, 13.30-14.00
4 October 2017 10.30-11.00, 11.30-12.00, 12.30-13.00, 13.30-14.00
5 October 2017 10.30-11.00, 11.30-12.00
6 October 2017 10.30-11.00, 11.30-12.00, 12.30-13.00, 13.30-14.00
13 November 2017 10.30-11.00, 11.30-12.00, 12.30-13.00, 13.30-14.00
14 November 2017 10.30-11.00, 11.30-12.00, 12.30-13.00, 13.30-14.00
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How to book

Call our school bookings team on +44(0)20 7942 5555.

Lines are open Monday-Friday from 8.30-16.00 during term time and 10.00-13.00 during school holidays.

Please read our payment and cancellation conditions before booking.

Essential information

Everything you need to know for a smooth-running day, from where to go for lunch to completing a risk assessment.