The Stained
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Education - Spectacular Science!

Theophilus the Monk demonstrates glass and window making Visions and Dreams Kaleidoscopes
Kaleidoscopes Light Fantastic Victorian Tools
Magnificent Monasteries Heaven and Earth Victorian Tools

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Spectacular Science!


New for National Science Week, special hands-on science and art days exploring colour and light in glorious stained glass. For KS2.

  • How is stained glass made? Discover fascinating science and amazing artistry with Theophilus the medieval monk.

  • Investigate light using mirrors & light boxes

  • Be a colour detective & find out what makes colour using colour filters.

  • Glass code breaker: learn about reversible and irreversible reactions in glass-making.

  • Create your own stained glass panel to take home. Or

  • Make a kaleidoscope!

Links to Science Units 1D, 3C, 3F, 6D, 6F

If you would like further information on education in the Stained Glass Museum contact us.

  Last edited: Tuesday, 5 August, 2014 21:40