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15 September 2021 - 16 September 2021
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Egypt
EG

Science festivity 2021

A whole science village is constructed on the BA plaza where many schools, universities, NGOs and individuals; as well as companies will join to present different types of activities to educate and entertain you. A variety of activities is presented, including hands-on workshops, interactive exhibits, sessions, in addition to various extraordinary shows.

17 March 2021 - 7 April 2021
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Egypt
EG

LAND OF INVENTORS – RESEARCH IN GERMANY focuses on world-changing German inventions across the scientific disciplines. The spotlight is on both historical discoveries and pioneering innovations – not forgetting to take a look at the research environment in Germany of course.

The exhibition hosted by the Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina in March 2021, in conjunction with the Goethe-Institute in Alexandria.

24 October 2018 - 26 October 2018
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

NAMES 2018 Conference

The North Africa and Middle East Science Center’s Network (NAMES) was launched on 30 January 2006 at the Library of Alexandria. The goal of NAMES is the popularization of science throughout the region by enhancing public understanding and involvement in science and scientific culture among an increasingly diverse audience.

15 April 2018 - 16 April 2018
Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The PSC is organizing its science festivity for the twelve’s year, under the overarching theme of “Marine Life” The PSC has implemented its first Science Festivity in 2007, and it has developed and expanded to be one of the highlights scientific annual events in Alexandria governorate, aiming to further expand geographically to be a national event for all Egyptians. The festivity has been expanding and gaining popularity over the past years. Both partners and participants await the annual event to enjoy a break with edutainment activities suitable for all family members.

1 March 2018 - 3 March 2018
Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in collaboration with Intel Egypt is organizing the seventh affiliate competition, Intel Bibliotheca Alexandrina Science and Engineering Fair Egypt (Intel BASEF Egypt 2018) in all Egypt. The competition will empower Egyptian students ages 14 -18 to conduct a research and present their projects findings under 19 science and humanities themes. To enhance the quality of projects and expand geographically, the PSC is collaborating with the Ministry of Education to reach all governorates.

12 October 2017 - 4 December 2017
Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
21526 Alexandria
Egypt
EG
Science Film Festival 2017_Egypt

Organized by Goethe-Institut (GI) in partnership with the Planetarium Science Center (PSC) of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), and the Academy for Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT). The Science Film Festival is a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, produced by the Goethe-Institut, Germany´s Cultural Institute operating worldwide.

9 November 2017 - 22 November 2017
Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
21526 Alexandria
Egypt
EG
International Science Center and Science Museum Day_Egypt

The PSC is organizing the International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) which is a yearly global event illustrating the impact and reach of all the world’s science centers and science museums worldwide, who take the opportunity of this day to celebrate and promote their missions through widely diverse informal science education and engagement activities addressing the critical topics articulated in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

6 April 2016 - 7 April 2016
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The PSC is organizing its tenth science festivity under the overarching theme of “Health”.. The PSC has implemented its first Science Festivity in 2007, and it has developed and expanded to be one of the highlights scientific annual events in Alexandria governorate, aiming to further expand geographically to be a national event for all Egyptians.Science Festivity 2016 will celebrate its tenth anniversary. The festivity has been expanding and gaining popularity over the 10 years.

13 March 2016 - 16 March 2016
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in collaboration with Intel Egypt is organizing the seventh affiliate competition, Intel Bibliotheca Alexandrina Science and Engineering Fair (Intel BASEF 2016) in all Egypt. The competition will empower Egyptian students ages 14 -18 to conduct a research and present their projects findings under 17 science and humanities themes. To enhance the quality of projects and expand geographically, the PSC is collaborating with the Ministry of Education to reach all governorates.

12 November 2015
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Plaza Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center is organizing a one day festivity to celebrate the International Year of Light as declared by the UNESCO to be this year, 2015. The day will highlight the famous ancient scientist, Ibn Al-Haytham, and his contributions in the fields of optics and light.

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 2 October 2022

The Planetarium Science Center is organizing the Mid-year Program for students of ages 4-15 years old, during the period 26 January to 6 February 2020.

Science programs

Target group (4-6 years old): Little Explorers
Target group (6-9 years old): Life Sciences
Target group (9-12 years old): Little Geographical
Target group (13-15 years old): The Vision

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 2 October 2022

The PSC is inviting all school students of ages 6-15 years to join the Summer Program, starting from the 28th of September till the 17th of October 2020. The program includes various activities, such as practical experiments, scientific contests. The purpose of this program is to emphasize the bond between students and learning by approaching knowledge through fun and games. Limited number is available due to COVID-19 circumstances.

Target group (6-9 years old): Astronomy
Target group (9-12 years old): Discover your body
Target group (12-17 years old): Arduino

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 2 October 2022

The Eratosthenes Festivity has become an annual tradition that takes place every year on the 21st of June at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina; and 20 and 21 June at the city of Aswan. It is designed for preparatory school students, and includes a series of activities that revolve around the methodology Eratosthenes applied in measuring the Earth’s circumference 2000 years ago.

On the 21st of June, the day of summer solstice, the 21st century school students conduct Eratosthenes’ experiment on the BA Plaza, and in Aswan (Upper Egypt) to measure the circumference of Earth.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 26 September 2022

A whole science village is constructed on the BA plaza where many schools, universities, NGOs and individuals; as well as companies will join to present different types of activities to educate and entertain you. A variety of activities is presented, including hands-on workshops, interactive exhibits, sessions, in addition to various extraordinary shows.

The Science Festivity 2022 (SF 2022) will take place during 27-28 September 2022 under the overarching theme of “Animal Kingdom”.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 18 September 2022

The PSC is inviting all school students of ages 4-18 years to join the Summer Program, starting from the 5th of June till the 8th of September 2022. The program includes various activities, such as practical experiments, scientific contests, lectures, and Planetarium and Auditorium shows. The purpose of this program is to emphasize the bond between students and learning by approaching knowledge through fun and games.

Science programs

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 5 September 2022

Midyear program 2022

The Planetarium Science Center is organizing the Mid-year Program for students of ages 4-16 years old, during the period 6 to 17 February 2022. Online registration will open from Tuesday, 25th of January 2022 till all places are reserved.

Science programs

Target group (4-6 years old): Discover the World
Target group (6-9 years old): Thinking Camp
Target group (9-12 years old): 20 Scientific Facts on Cartoon
Target group (12-16 years old): Theory of Movement, Engineering Drawing programs

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 5 September 2022

The PSC is inviting all school students of ages 4-17 years to join the Summer Program, starting from the 18th of May till the 5th of September 2019.
The program includes various activities, such as practical experiments, scientific contests, lectures, and Planetarium and Auditorium shows. The purpose of this program is to emphasize the bond between students and learning by approaching knowledge through fun and games.

Science programs

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 5 September 2022

The Planetarium Science Center is organizing the Mid-year Program for students of ages 4-19 years old, during the period 20 January to 7 February 2019. Online registration will open from 9th of January 2019 till all places are reserved.

Science programs

Target group (4-6 years old): A B Science
Target group (6-9 years old): Once Upon a Time
Target group (9-12 years old): Theory of Everything
Target group (12-15 years old): Mechanics Program
Target group (15-19 years old): ARK Program, Sustainable Development (for girls only)

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 5 September 2022

The PSC is organizing a number of workshops that encourage school students groups to explore their creativity and help them find out how to use it in their life; all the while enriching their knowledge. In our workshops, students are able to interact with each other and with world around them in an exciting and entertaining manner; they are graduated to have a blast!

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 4 September 2022

Italy: The Beauty of Knowledge Exhibition

Italy is a land of traditions and history but it is also an active laboratory of innovation, where fascinating challenges are faced. ITALY: THE BEAUTY OF KNOWLEDGE is the opportunity for an experience full of suggestions and emotions but also to know the excellences present and emerging on the Italian territory in science and technology.

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