Family Days

Robertson sites across Aberdeen worked together to deliver a two-day family day at Aberdeen Science centre. The purpose of which was to give children and young people the opportunity to learn about the construction industry through play and fun filled activities.

Activities included:

  • Building the new AECC presentation
  • Construction zone (segregated area filled with safe construction materials for children to explore). This included a selection of PPE to try on.
  • Giant Tetrahedron Challenge
  • Story Time with Dave the Bear
  • Ivor and Honor Goodsite appearances
  • STEM wizard school
  • Giant Jenga
  • Guess the construction material box
  • Build a house from giant Lego
  • Robertson cube
  • VR construction kits allowing children to safely explore a construction site
  • Construction simulator allowing children and adults to practice a variety of plant operations
  • Sand pit construction site filled with toy machinery for younger children to play
  • Robertson colouring in sheets complete with Robertson pencils
  • Excavator in car park
  • Find the Bear competition

The event was extremely well attended with almost 500 children and adults visiting the centre over the two days.

Liz Hodge, Aberdeen Science Centre CEO said

“Thank you for the fantastic contribution from Robertson. The Science Centre looked great with all the activities and dressing, including Ivor and Honor Goodsite, the construction zone and the tetrahedron challenge, and the visitors really got to see how STEM subjects link with the construction industry.

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