Our STEAM activity for April is to investigate how things travel through the air.
We have a few activities to do this Easter, that take inspiration from the annual sports day that was held in Porthcurno during the 1960s and 1970s.
It’s British Science Week and we are looking at the advent of the electric telegraph – the precursor to today’s internet!
Our STEAM activity for February is to build a paper origami cable ship at home, and to then test out its buoyancy by floating it in a small body of water.
Build a Kaleidoscope at home and learn about colour, light and reflection in this simple activity that is educational and fun!
PK Porthcurno was selected to take part in a Kids in Museums mentoring project that explored ways of bringing play into the museum, in a socially distanced world.
Make and create your 2021 ‘wish in a bubble’ and place on your Christmas tree at home, or visit us, 28-31 Dec, and place on our ‘wishing line’.
Build a PK Porthcurno Rocket at home and learn how to control its flight from the safety of your home – no rocket fuel required!
We have a few playful activities to do at home over Half Term, or at anytime that you’re looking for some inspiration to entertain the kids!
STEAM Explorers returns in a new way this autumn! This month Paul Tyreman has designed an algorithmic art activity for you to do at home.
The Museum is Closed for Now, But Not Online! Due to COVID-19, our museum is closed to the public. But this doesn’t mean it’s closed online. There are our Twitter and Facebook pages, where news and informative goodies can be found, such as ‘Cable-ship of the Week’, and infographics charting the timelines of submarine cable