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Our offers for school classes and the whole family

April 14 to October 8 at BUGA 23 in Mannheim, Spinelli Park, BASF Experience Space (U-Halle)

Please note that all of our offers in context of the National Garden Show 2023 are in German language. 

Experimental Workshops for School Classes

The following offerings are for general education schools and teachers. Are you looking for a valuable addition to your curriculum in an inspiring environment? As a teacher, you can now register your class for our offers as part of the BUGA 23: Campus Program.

Please note that an event fee of €50.00* is charged by BUGA 23 per booking.

*Price includes BUGA 23 entry, public transport ticket, and three accompanying persons.

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Shaping the Future: Green Energy –  Endless Electricity? (grades 5 - 7) 

Solar and wind energy are among the most important renewable sources of electricity in Germany. Unlike fossil fuels such as gas and coal, they produce electricity in a climate-neutral way. In this Kids' Lab workshop, pupils explore the function of solar and wind power plants, test different solar cells and rotor blades, and construct simple circuits with motors and light-emitting diodes. At the end of the workshop, the pupils receive an experimentation diploma with tips for further experiments at home.  

Thursdays and Fridays, 9.30 a.m. and 11.30 a.m.

Workshop duration: 90 minutes

Now bookable for school classes!

Shaping the Future: Climate Protection Professions make it possible! (grades 8 - 10)

Renewable energies make a significant contribution on the way towards climate neutrality. They are particularly in demand in industries, where large amounts of electricity are needed to operate production facilities. More than ever, well-trained specialists are needed to build, operate, maintain and repair these plants in a way that conserves resources as much as possible. With our experimental program, we want to raise pupils' enthusiasm for technical work and make them curious to learn more. The program includes building a wind turbine, exploring electronic components and simple circuits and working on optimizing a solar power system. Finally, there will be plenty of tips to take home for career guidance.

Wednesdays, 9.30 a.m. and 11.30 a.m.

Workshop duration: 90 minutes

Now bookable for school classes!

Experimental Offers for Families with Children (6 - 12 years)

This offer provides children aged 6 - 12 accompanied by their parents or grandparents the opportunity to discover natural sciences and sustainability topics in a playful way. No registration is required in advance.

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Shaping the Future: Discover Climate

What are the fascinating properties of carbon dioxide? Why do our oceans act as a climate buffer? Which wind turbine generates most electricity? How can an electric toothbrush be operated in a climate-neutral way? And how much muscle power does it take to make a light-emitting diode shine? Short experiments invite children to explore exciting research questions about the topic climate together with their parents or grandparents.

Open experiment offers for families with children from 6 - 12 years: Saturdays, Sundays and on public holidays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. – No registration required! Admission for children is free of charge.

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