Author Archives: Paul Bishop
Stargazing Live is back on the BBC this year. The dates are 28th/29th and 30th March, as announced on the facebook page. Join in and get yourselves stargazing! Click here to the Facebook page for more details.
We thoroughly enjoyed our day at the Calne Scouts group. The children took a journey through the solar system – from zip wiring on Mercury to skiing on Pluto, with our show ‘Great Planet Adventures’. Of course the show was … Continue reading
This is our new 6 meter dome at the Calnefest festival. Not only does it have more space than the 5 meter, but can also be used outdoors. Ideal for schools with large class sizes or without a sufficient size … Continue reading
We had a great time at Powells Primary School. As part of their science week Alpha Dome presented 10 shows over 2 days. ‘A Journey into Outer Space’ went down a treat with the children, taking them on a trip into … Continue reading
Don’t forget to watch Stargazing Live tonight (BBC2 9pm). Professor Brian Cox will be talking with British astronaut Tim Peake as he orbits 250 miles above the Earth. There will also be a report on the European Astronaut Centre in … Continue reading
This is our latest fossil, which we are happy to bring along to show children as part of our dinosaur presentation. The teeth are from a mosasaur marine reptile that lived in the late cretaceous period.
Another new show available for the Autumn will be ‘Earth and Space’ for KS2. A few of the key concepts will include; The Earth, Moon and Sun as separate almost spherical bodies. Gravity Night and day The seasons. The Moon and how … Continue reading
We had a great day showing ‘Back to the Moon’ and ‘Great Planet Adventures’ at the Sherston Boules Tournament over the weekend. Whilst we have presented several shows to Sherston School, this is the first time that parents had an … Continue reading
We are busy working on an exciting new show all about light. Some of the topics covered will include; Sources of light Refraction Reflection How shadows change shape Speed of light The spectrum of light Opacity, translucency and transparency Movement … Continue reading