Roadshows

Roadshows provide the opportunity for Learning and Discovery to offer FREE workshops to schools and colleges within the Liverpool City Region along with onsite activities for members of the public. Workshops are typically 60 minutes in duration, consisting of hands on interactive activities whilst catering for a wide range of ages, abilities and additional support needs.

Sessions typically take place from 9.30am onwards, are suitable for pupils aged KS2 and above, can accommodate a maximum of 35 pupils per session with schools welcome to request multiple workshops. For full Terms and Conditions or to book on to one of our upcoming roadshows please contact our Learning and Discovery Community Officer, Hayley Peart  h.peart@knowsley.com or contact us via the link below.

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Here are some of our upcoming projects you could be getting involved in:

Plastics Roadshow | 8th -12th October 2018

The plight of plastic and its devastating impact on the planet is no secret. These thought-provoking workshops will further reiterate the current challenge with easily achievable actions that we all can take to help reduce the problem. Furthermore, participants will learn more about what Knowsley Safari have been doing to help address the issue.

BIAZA Grab that gap! | Monday 4th – 8th February 2019

Sessions will seek to engage pupils with the redesign of wild spaces within their school grounds for the benefit of native species. This will be part 1 of a 2-part workshop which will be followed up in June’s BIAZA BioBlitz roadshow. Schools will be encouraged to implement wildlife friendly spaces within their school between Feb-June following their participation in this roadshow.

British Science Week 2019 | Friday 8th – Friday 15th March 2019

The overarching theme for the British Science Week 2018 roadshow was ‘Unveiling the ‘Hidden Science’ behind zoos and safari parks’. To achieve this a series of interactive activities were devised on the following topics: Captive Breeding, Animal Identification, Animal Nutrition, Animal Enclosures.

For details of the theme for 2019’s British Science Week event please contact Hayley Peart H.Peart@knowsley.com

Wildlife Conservation | Monday 29th April – Friday 3rd May 2019

This roadshow will seek to inform pupils of the work Knowsley Safari are doing to support one of our key field conservation programmes. Workshops are designed to empower young people to feel able to support both local and global wildlife conservation efforts.

BIAZA BioBlitz | Monday 10th – Friday 14th June 2019

Looking to work with the same schools as those whom participated in the BIAZA Grab the Gap roadshow, those taking part in this roadshow will be supported in surveying the wild spaces they have created within their grounds between Feb-June. Learning vital plant and animal identification skills along the way.

Plastics Roadshow 2019 | Monday 7th – Friday 11th October 2019

One year on from our first Plastics Roadshow find out what’s changed at Knowsley Safari to help address the global plastic issue, how local schools and communities have been involved and what’s left to be done to secure the future of our planet. These hands on, interactive and thought-provoking workshops will further reiterate the current challenge with easily achievable actions that all can take to help reduce this environmental problem.

 

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