""Just wanted to say how brilliant the Spaceman workshop was! Our children had a fantastic day and thoroughly enjoyed your visit. Hoping to book again next year!"
Lisa, Y1 teacher, Halifax
REPLICA APOLLO SPACESUIT WORKSHOP FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS
PUPILS WILL LEARN ..
About the lives of Rosa Parks and Emily Davison.
None specifically related to these people, though we do offer a full 'significant individuals' / ‘famous people’ day based on two other person profiles. For example, you could have two half days from either a Neil Armstrong 'spaceman' experience; a Roman Britain Boudica workshop; a Winston Churchill 'Blitz' workshop or a Queen Victoria Inventions workshop – more details of all these workshops at www.balestraschoolworkshops.co.uk.
RESOURCES AND SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES
OUR RESOURCES (see downloads at top of page):
Powerpoint for both people
Written profiles of Rosa Parks and Emily Davison
Wordsearch of Rosa Parks and Emily Davison
SUGGESTED EXTERNAL RESOURCES:
(please note that we hold no responsibility for external resources and that it is up to you to check for suitability)
Diary entries for both persons at key moments in their life / letters from each person / story from the point of view of someone watching key moments in their lives / small non-fiction fact cards (similar to enclosed profiles) / A letter of support from you as a person at the time to them.
ROLE-PLAY AREA SUGGESTIONS:
None applicable due to the serious nature of the human rights issues.
ART / DT:
Design posters to support both women / make placards from the time / use these as props in an assembly.
Find the home countries of both women on a map / find out which countries make up the United Kingdom and which states make up the USA.