(Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Science and technology in the woollen industry

Explore, investigate and discover

Taking the local woollen trade as a starting point and making use of the woollen machinery on display, we have a small selection of STEM activities suitable for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Workshops include natural dyeing, technology in the woollen industry and materials. These can be combined with activities such as Victorian Life or a guided walk to give context to the science and technology.

Interested in STEM?

Want to know more about our range of programmes and arrange a visit?

STEM Workshops

Woollen Machines; Natural Dyeing; Fleece to Fabric; Materials.

“Loads of different sensory experiences to engage the children. Children loved it.”

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