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Events

17 February 2011 - 30 August 2011
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
2517HV Den Haag
Netherlands
NL

Science affects our daily lives and shapes our perception of the world. The engine of change is the desire to question everything around us. What revolutionary discoveries have we made concerning ourselves, our health, our planet and our universe within the past one hundred years?

The exhibition consists of Science Lounge and four themes displayed as flagship stores: Life and Mind, Better Health, System Earth and Beyond the Visible.

Science Changing the World is produced as a joint effort by four leading science centres located throughout Europe.

12 November 2010 - 12 February 2011
Continium - Discovery Center Kerkrade
Museumplein 2
6461 MA Kerkrade
Netherlands
NL

How speedy are you? Come and discover it in the fastpaced exhibition SPEED: Science in Motion, on display until the 13th of February 2011 in Discovery Center Continium in Kerkrade (NL)! Discover why race cars are so fast, test if you are as fit as a racing driver and try to change a tyre as fast as a real pit crew. Race to the Continium and discover the science of SPEED!

SPEED: Science in Motion is designed by SCITECH, Australia.

18 February 2011
Continium – Discovery Center Kerkrade
Museumplein 2
6461 MA Kerkrade
Netherlands
NL

On Saturday, the 19th of February 2011, the Benelux Finale of the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) will take place in Discovery Center Continium in Kerkrade (NL). Over 300 teams of children between 8 and 15 participated in the various regional finales of the FLL in the Netherlands and Belgium. Of these 300 eams eventually 40 teams managed to place themselves for the grand Benelux Finale. They will prepare their selfbuild robots for the challenge of making it to the Europena Finale.

5 November 2010 - 8 May 2011
Scitech
Sutherland Street
Perth
Australia
AU

Picture 20,000 individual LED lights illuminating a tunnel that you can walk through. Now imagine being able to manipulate those lights to follow your every movement.

19 November 2010 - 5 March 2011
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
NL-2517 HV The Hague
Netherlands
NL

This year’s winning and commended images are on show at Museon. More than 100 prize-winning photographs from 18 competition categories are displayed in large format.

6 December 2010 - 8 December 2010
Biliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

More than 120 participants from 10 Arab countries are scheduled to participate in Intel Science Competition Arab World (ISC-AW), which is the Arabic version of Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held in the United States every year (Intel ISEF). Contestants from Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia und the United Arab Emirates will showcase their distinguished science projects in various scientific and social specializations to compete for financial awards totaling $20,000 and scholarships from top Arab universities.

23 April 2010 - 24 April 2010
Archeoclub Camerino
Italy
IT

“Courtyards in bloom” has been organized by Archeoclub – Camerino section, in collaboration with the University Natural Science Museum, the Civic Museum, The University Botanical Garden, the Municipality and the Local Trade Association.

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News

Science Gallery, Trinity College 19 July 2016
Science Gallery Dublin is hiring

In Dublin. The Head of Programming will define and shape future programming themes and then plan, commission and manage their delivery. Apply by 1 August

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 19 July 2016
TEDxCERN

CERN will host its 4th edition of TEDxCERN on Saturday 5 November 2016. All you need to become a webcast partner is a suitable location.

National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) 19 July 2016
IPS Fulldome Festival Brno 2016 - Trophy

66 shows for digital planetariums were shown at the festival, hosted by the Brno Observatory and Planetarium . Ecsite member Miraikan wins the prize for Best educational production.

European Space Agency - ESA 18 July 2016
Space Group Pre conference hand on activities

The Colors of Cooperation” was the theme of Ecsite’s annual conference 2016 in Graz, Austria on 7–11 June, hosted by three Austrian partners: FRida & freD, the Graz Children Museum; Universalmuseum Joanneum; and ScienceCentre-Netzwork.

The Space Group workshop “Space for Life - Develop and share resources”, organised by ESA, Ecsite and the co-chairs of the Space Group, was held on 7–8 June at the Graz Art Museum, Kunshtaus.

Exploratorium 1 July 2016
Exhibit Designs for Girls’ Engagement - A Guide to the EDGE Design Attributes

The most important design attributes for engaging girls at STEM exhibits, as tried and tested by the Exploratorium, the Science Museum of Minnesota, and the Arizona Science Center. Check it out!

Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències - Museu de les Ciències Príncep Felipe 24 June 2016
WALKIND WITH DINOSAURS: PREHISTORIC PLANET 3D

Travel to the Alaska of the Cretaceous and experience the incredible adventures of two great herbivore dinosaurs.

Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències - Museu de les Ciències Príncep Felipe 24 June 2016
Els nostres dinosaures

A unique chance to know some of the main paleontological discoveries of the Comunitat Valenciana. An amazing journey through 250 millions of years to know how was the world a long time ago. From footprints sites until the big iguanodon from the Els Ports region, you can fin in this memorable exhibition true pieces, fossils, mockups, replica and incredible audiovisual resources.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 23 June 2016

Eratosthenes is the Greek scientific writer, astronomer, and poet, who made the first measurement of the size of Earth. The Festivity includes a series of activities, designed for preparatory school students, revolving around the methodology used in measuring the Earth’s circumference 2000 years ago.

Tekniska museet , International Centre for Life 9 June 2016
#EcsiteAwards trophy

This year, Ecsite members were competing for the Ecsite Strategic Partnership Award, recognising extraordinary collaboration between an Ecsite member and an external partner

Experimentarium 1 June 2016

Nils Hornstrup, Senior Science Consultant and former Deputy Director of Experimentarium has passed away on May 17th 2016 following a very brief illness.

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