Powering Up is now in its second year of schools and communities science outreach project.

This short film introduces all our work that has been supported by the ScottishPower Foundation.


We will be working with primary and secondary schools, families and communities in Midlothian, South Lanarkshire, Perth & Kinross, North Ayrshire and West Dunbartonshire to take science engagement to them.

Focusing on renewable energy, we are working with local partner museums:

Details of our schools workshops for 2018/19 are available here:

Above: The Powering Up project in action. Photos © Ian Jacobs Photography.

2018 Science Weekend at Denny Tank Museum

We held a free science weekend at Denny Tank Museum in Dumbarton on 26 and 27 May 2018. Visitors were able to investigate wind turbines, construct a LEGO® dam, use cycle power to move water, build a battery using cola, make and race their own hovercraft.

Science Weekend at Denny Tank Museum

Science Weekend at Denny Tank Museum

Above: Science Weekend at Denny Tank Museum.

With generous support from:

Powering Up is made possible by the generous support of the ScottishPower Foundation.

Scottish Power Foundation

Contact us

Craig Sinclair
Science Engagement & Outreach Assistant
c.sinclair@nms.ac.uk
0131 247 4486 (Tues–Thurs & Fri am).

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