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Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

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FREE Admission
Liberty Way, Sunderland, SR6 0GL

Open Daily 10:00 - 17:00 Call: 0191 515 5555

CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE
BOOK BY PHONE: 0191 568 9700
EMAIL: info@nationalglasscentre.com

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The Business of Glass

full day workshop

Discuss how best to use materials and resources through experiments and group activities.

Learn about business enterprise by considering complex elements like volume, efficiency and profit.

Explore our heritage gallery to understand the history of manufacturing in the region.

Create a logo and paint it on a hanging glass decoration.

 

Learn
– About the practical considerations involved in product design
– To measure volume
– How to think critically about problems
– About local heritage
– New vocabulary
– How to adapt creative designs within set specifications
– How to present ideas
– Painting on glass
– How hot glass is shaped into objects

Get inspired by
– Hot glass demonstrations
– Experiments
– Heritage exhibition

Use
– Measuring tools, glass vessels, paper , pencil, glass, glass paint pens

 

Cost: £8 per pupil / Year 4+ / KS2 (adapted for suitability)
Also available as a half day workshop without a glass making activity, £4

 

Curriculum links: English, Art & Design, Science, Maths and History 

 

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