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11 June 2011 - 18 June 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina has had the pleasure of hosting the National Youth Chess Tournament for boys and girls of ages 8, 10, 12 & 14 years. The tournament lasted for a week and included the opening ceremony, the matches and judging, the closing ceremony and medals and cups distribution. 120 participants came from all parts of Egypt, whether previous national and international champions or new players from the Egyptian Chess Federation.

11 June 2011 - 24 August 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is welcoming students that have registered to participate in the Center’ Summer Program that extends throughout the summer. Children, ages 4 to 16 divided into 4 age groups, enjoy a scheduled program of practical workshops, lectures, planetarium shows, and documentary movies. They have lots of fun practicing knowledge with the Center’ crew. This year the Program participants were about 1000 students from all school grades.

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.

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 6 June 2012

The Planetarium Science Center specialists and participants has joined Sky-gazers around the world, holding up their telescopes and viewing glasses, Wednesday at 6:00 am, to watch Venus slide across the sun — a rare celestial phenomenon that will not happen again for more than 100 years. Venus, which is extremely hot, is one of Earth’s two neighbours and is so close in size to our planet that scientists at times call them near-twins.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 4 April 2012

The Planetarium Science Center has celebrated its sixth Science Festivity, under the theme: Natural Sciences, Sun and Earth, which was a huge success. there were around 5,000 visitors over the 2 days of the festivity, most of which were school students, who enjoyed the interactive workshops, and scientific displays presented at the participants’ booths. In addition to the famous Super Science Show, presented by the PSC animators, the World Park, also presented by PSC animators, and a puppet show atthe Conferences Center Small Theatre.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 19 March 2012

The Planetarium Science Center has completed the first course of its new Robotics and Electronics Program, at which students are taught about electronics through the robot components, then are introduced to programming through training them to control the robot. The Program comprised ten, 3 hours long, sessions, and took place at the Center’ computer lab, located at the workshop area. This course had 20 attendees, and is expected to be repeated, and extended to higher levels, by summer 2012.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 19 March 2012

the Intel Bibliotheca Alexandrina Science and Engineering Fair’ Closing Ceremony took place on Monday 12 March 2012, at the Bibliotheca Conferences Center, where winners’ names were announced, and various awards were given to the winning projects.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 29 February 2012

on Saturday 25th February 2012, 169 projects competed in 15 different science categories at the Intel Bibliotheca Alexandrina Science and Engineering Fair’ screening round, held at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conferences Center, from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm. The day was divided into two heats, where each heat included about 85 projects, that were judged by members of the judging committee, in line with the international standards.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 19 February 2012

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Planetarium Science Center opening, in 2002, the Center has organizeed a festivity titled “Celebrating The Future”, to celebrate all those who contributed to the promotion of scientific activities of this edifice, and to discuss the views and experiences of all the center participants. The workshop hosted a group of students who had participated in various activities at the Centre, and have represented Egypt in regional and international competitions.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 16 February 2012

like each year, during the mid-year school vacation, the Planetarium Science Center has presented its mid-year program to school students of ages 6 – 16 years.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 14 February 2012

The Planetarium Science Center issues a scientific newsletter, on quarterly basis. each issue has a scientific theme, to which all the included articles are dedicated. The newsletter has an attractive layout, through the colorful pages, the simple language, and the various illustrations, and is issued in 2 languages; Arabic and English, aiming to encourage the public to read about science. The PSC distributes this Newsletter for free on Clubs, Schools, Universities, and all social gathering points, to ensure Scientific knowledge dessimination among various society sectors.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 25 July 2011

The Planetarium Science Center issues a Newsletter on quarterly basis. The newsletter is distributed to the public in both languages; English and Arabic.The PSC has issued the first PSC Newsletter in 2007. The main aim of the newsletter is to outreach the public with simple scientific knowledge and inform them of the PSC latest programs and events.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center 25 July 2011

The Planetarium Science Center is celebrating the Closing Ceremony for the ongoing Summer Program on Monday 12 September 2011. The Ceremony will be a cultural event, including a movie presenting the students achievements during the Program, in addition to the PSC unique Super Science Show that is so entertaining for children as well as adults. Also, the ceremony will be hosting a few eminent speakers and honoring distinguished participants.

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