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1001 Inventions Exhibition

20 October 2015 - 15 December 2015
  • Exhibition

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.

The world renowned award-winning 1001 Inventions Exhibition aims to celebrate and raise awareness of the extraordinary and often-forgotten scientific and cultural achievements from the Golden Age of Muslim Civilization.

The ground-breaking scientific, technological and cultural achievements of this era from the 7th century onward that stretched from Spain to China, will be introduced to the visitors over a period of 70 days, through a diverse range of exhibits, hi-tech games, short feature film, hands-on workshops, books and classroom learning materials and electronic games which highlight breakthroughs and discoveries in various disciplines.

The exhibition will also include live science theatre that bring to life historic role models from Muslim Civilisation aiming to serve as inspirations for young people.

Schoolteachers and parents will be invited to introduce the nation’s young people to the inspirational role models featured within the exhibition. The activities within the exhibition are specially designed to help students develop the skills and talents, and teachers are encouraged to bring their primary and secondary school children to the exhibition, to enhance the learning process.

1001 Inventions is an award-winning, British-based organisation that creates international educational campaigns and engaging transmedia productions aiming to raise awareness of the contributions to science, technology and culture from the Golden Age of Muslim Civilization.

Over the last decade, 1001 Inventions has engaged with over 100 million people across the globe, with educational campaigns in cities such as in London, Istanbul, New York, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Kuala Lumpur, Abu Dhabi and Jeddah. 1001 Inventions works with a network of international partners and leading academics, and through its academic partner FSTC (UK), to produce world-class experiences, interactive exhibits, feature films, live shows, books and classroom learning materials that are being used by hundreds of thousands of educators around the world.