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20 October 2015 - 15 December 2015
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

1001 Inventions Exhibition

Discovering Our Past… Inspiring Our Future

The Planetarium Science Center of Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) will host the global blockbuster “1001 Inventions” exhibition and its parallel activities in Egypt. This is in collaboration with 1001 Inventions Foundation and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, with the patronage of the Egyptian Prime Ministry.

5 September 2015 - 10 September 2015
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt – Forty science communication professionals from southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East will come together for the second edition of the Euro-Mediterranean and Middle East Summer School of Science Communication (EMME) to drive development of new science communication endeavors in their respective countries and regions.

This multicultural effort, motivated by a passion for science communication without borders, is the basis for EMME which will be held at Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt from 5 to 10 September 2015.

15 April 2015 - 16 April 2015
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG
Science Festivity 2015 Poster

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) at Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) is organizing the Ninth Science Festivity under the overarching theme of Nature and its four elements: Air, Water, Earth and Fire; and what is their influence on our planet.

The two-day event consists of a variety of extracurricular activities including plenary sessions, hands-on workshops, interactive exhibits, in addition to the always intriguing Super Science Show. With this Festivity, we aim to communicate science to people of all ages and backgrounds.

18 November 2014 - 19 November 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) in collaboration with Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AAST) will hold the second local robotics competition in November 2014, “The Robotheca Alexandrina Olympiad (RAO)”. It comprises two categories, the Diver Robot and the Robofight.

The competition will stimulate and engage students in exploring their potential in engineering, IT, science, and math, as well as project management. Participants must have Basic knowledge of electronics & programming.

Specialized judges will assess teams’ performance.

3 November 2014 - 10 November 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

In cooperation with The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Planetarium Science Center and with the support of Mercedes-Benz as the main sponsor, the Goethe-Institut Alexandria presents the Science Film Festival 2014 in The Bibliotheca Alexandrina from 4-11 November 2014. The Science Film Festival, initiated by the Goethe-Institut in 2005, is a celebration of science communication. Targeting a young audience with excitingly well-designed science content, the Science Film Festival has grown considerably, becoming the largest event of its kind worldwide.

25 May 2014 - 7 September 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center is currently running its Summer Programfor the sixth successive year, and with a capacity over 2,000 students dstributed over 2 identical halves of the summer vacation duration. This is aiming to accomodate the public increasing demand, as the Program has grown to be very popular among students of all ages, starting from the Kindergarten stage up to high school (4 – 16 years).

20 June 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

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

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

15 April 2014 - 16 April 2014
Library of Alexandria Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Science Festivity comprises a Science Village built on the BA Plaza, where various workshops and activities, prepared by school students under the supervision of their teachers and university students, are displayed.

15 March 2014 - 17 March 2014
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 2014).The competition empowers 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 will organize in collaboration with the Ministry of Education 5 governorates and 7 schools affiliate fairs.

25 January 2014 - 5 February 2014
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center is organizing the Midyear Program for students of ages 4 – 16 years old, during the period 26 January to 6 February 2014. Online registration at the PSC website: http://wwwhttp://www.bibalex.org/psc/midyear, during the period 5 – 9 January 2014, or till all places reserved.

The program comprises a group of various activities as practical experiments, scientific contests, lectures, Planetarium and Auditorium shows.

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 4 September 2022

Eratosthenes festivity 2018

The Eratosthenes Festivity has become an annual tradition that takes place every year on 21 June at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina; 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 4 September 2022

Summer Program 2018

The PSC is inviting all school students of ages 4-17 years to join the Summer Program, starting from the 13th of May 2017 till the 30th of August 2018.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 4 September 2022

Midyear program 2018

The Planetarium Science Center is organizing the Mid-year Program for students of ages 4-16 years old, during the period 13 January to 1 February 2018. Online registration will open on the following link www.bibalex.org/psc/midyear, from 25 December 2017 till all places are reserved.

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 4 September 2022

School Year Program 2017/18

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!. the reservation requested by schools according to specific schedule.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 4 September 2022

Midyear program 2017

The Planetarium Science Center is organizing the Mid-year Program for students of ages 4-22 years old, during the period 29 January to 9 February 2017. Online registration will open on the following link www.bibalex.org/psc/midyear, from 9 January 2017 till all places are reserved.

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 4 September 2022

Summer Program 2017

Since 2005 the PSC has organized the PSC summer Program which includes various activities, experiments, scientific contests, lectures, and shows. Participants are divided into groups according to their ages Each group has a number of schedules from which each participant chooses according to his convenience. The purpose of this program is to emphasize the bond between students and learning by approaching knowledge through fun and games.

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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.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 5 May 2016

As usual at this time of the year, the Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina opens registration for its Summer Program, for school students, ages 4-16. the program takes place during the period from May 22 to September 8 2016.
The program offers a variety of scientific activities, including a group of selected scientific workshops carefully designed to attract students and make learning an enjoyable experience.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 10 November 2015

Now open at the Exploratorium, the recent addition to the Planetarium Science Center Complex, the new 12D Theatre.

The Theatre capacity is 12 seats, and displays a variety of 10 movies that will be changed periodically. It offers a new level of entertainment for students and families, through the fun and excitement of adventures experienced throughout the movies’ duration, which ranges from 5 to 10 minutes.

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