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NEW Deaf Science Club at Life!

Group of young children at Deaf Science Club at Newcastle's Life.

Aged 7-13? Join us for exciting experiments and engineering challenges in our dedicated labs. In the final sessions explore interactive exhibits in the science centre. All sessions will be supported by our friendly team.

This science club is in partnership with the South of Tyne and Wearside Deaf Children’s Society, and fully funded by the Ogden Trust and STEM Learning. Transport costs will be subsidised. There will be a room with light refreshments and activities for parents, carers and siblings.

Young Boy Using Hearing Aid

From the science of space to creating catapults for pirate ships, this fully funded experience has three exciting sessions:

Children’s Hands Doing Origami Crane From Yellow Paper On White Background With Various School Supplies. Step By Step Tutorial Of Origami. Concept Of Children's Creativity, Back To School.

Blast Off

Sunday 9 June, 10:30am – 12:00pm 

Blast off into space, launching paper rockets. Build a space lander to touchdown on the moon.

Paper ships

Pirate Ships

Sunday 23 June, 10:30am – 12:00pm 

Dive into the science of pirate ships. Create a boat that can float and a catapult to sink enemies.

Man Holding Green Play Clay Ball In His Hand Against Colorful Plasticine Balls

Curious Creations

Sunday 7 July, 10:30am – 2:00pm 

Experiment with electrical circuits made from playdough. Light up the dark with polarising filter art. After lunch, put the skills you’ve learnt into action. Explore the science centre through a series of challenges with our interactive exhibits.

Deaf Science Club Enquiry Form

We’re really pleased your child is interested in joining our free science club. Please complete the form below to register your interest.

Unfortunately due to funder requirements, we can’t guarantee a place for everyone on these workshops and we’ll be in touch if you have been successful.

Deaf Science Club Enquiry Form

We’re really pleased your child is interested in joining our free science club. Please complete the form below to register your interest. Unfortunately due to funder requirements, we can’t guarantee a place for everyone and we’ll be in touch if you have been successful.

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Only children aged 7-13 are eligible for the science club. Apologies for any disappointment caused.
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