The DLR_School_Lab and the associated DLR_Project_Lab offer children and young people many opportunities to directly experience the natural sciences and technology. Fascinating hands-on experiments suitably adapted to each age group are available at both student labs. The DLR_School_Lab program is for older, the DLR_Project_Lab for younger students.

One- to several-day program for older students

Location

DLR_School_Lab
Kalkhorstweg 53
17235 Neustrelitz

Visitors

Students in grades 9-13 (30 students maximal per round)

Schedule (for a one-day visit)

ca. 9.00 am

Welcome to DLR_School_Lab
Introductory lecture (about the German Aerospace Center DLR e.V. and DLR in Neustrelitz)
ca. 9.45 am
Break, dividing up into about six project groups, assigning staff leaders, going to the first station
ca. 10.00 am
Begin first experiment
ca. 12.00 noon
Lunch break and exchange of stations
ca. 12.30 pm
Begin second experiment
ca. 2.30 pm
Break and exchange of stations
ca. 2.45 pm
Begin third experiment
ca. 4.45 pm
Feedback round and handing out certificates of participation

With prior consultation the program can be adapted to meet time and thematic constraints.

Sign up for a visit here

One-day program for younger students: "An Overview of DLR - Information and Hands-on Experiments"

Location

DLR_Project_Lab
Augustastra&szlige 18a
17235 Neustrelitz

(A walk of about ten minutes from the Neustrelitz train station)

Visitors

4th to 8th grade students (30 students maximum per round)

Schedule

ca. 09.15 am

Welcome to DLR_Project_Lab
Introductory lecture (about the German Aerospace Center DLR e.V. and DLR in Neustrelitz)
ca. 09.55 am
Break, dividing up into four projects groups, assigning staff leaders, going to the first station
ca. 10.00 am
Begin the first round of station operations
Station 1

Fundamentals of flight:
Basic experiments, wind tunnel experiments, building and testing a paper airplane, the "Immamura Special"
Station 2


Mars in 3D images:
Information on the Mars Express mission, fundamentals of spatial vision, making 3D glasses, recording a 3D image, looking at 3D images of the Martian surface
Station 3

A robot arm:
Role of robotics in aerospace, investigating the functions of the model robot arms, programming the robot arms
Station 4

Tomorrow's knowledge:
Video presentation of noteworthy activities and achievements of DLR from the past year
ca. 10.45 am
Break and exchange of stations
ca. 10.50 am
Begin the second round of station operations
ca. 11.35 am
Break and exchange of stations
ca. 11.50 am
Begin the third round of station operations
ca. 12.35 am
Break and exchange of stations
ca. 12.40 am
Begin the fourth round of station operations
ca. 1.25 pm
Break and gather for a final discussion in the large meeting room
ca. 1.30 pm
Feedback round and handing out certificates of participation

With prior consultation the program can be adapted to meet time and thematic constraints.

Sign up for a visit here


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