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2 November 2020 - 8 November 2020
Czech Republic Prague and others
Czech Republic
CZ

The Week of Science and Technology is the most extensive science festival in the Czech Republic. The 2020 Week of Science and Technology will run from 2-8 November 2020. We sincerely invite you to come! But this year because of pandemic time, we are running online!!!

The programme for the Week of Science and Technology of the Czech Academy of Sciences offers events all over the Czech Republic – in every regional seat and many other places.

11 November 2019 - 17 November 2019
Czech Republic Prague and others
Czech Republic
CZ

The Week of Science and Technology is the most extensive science festival in the Czech Republic. The 2019 Week of Science and Technology will run from 11-17 November 2019. We sincerely invite you to come!

The programme for the Week of Science and Technology of the Czech Academy of Sciences offers events all over the Czech Republic – in every regional seat and many other places.

6 June 2019 - 8 June 2019
PVA Letnany Prague
Czech Republic
CZ

The Science Fair is the largest popular science event in the Czech Republic, which has been organized annually since 2015 by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. It shows science in all its forms and offers to visitors the most interesting things from the world of natural, technical, humanities and social sciences. It presents science and research as a fascinating and essential branch of human activity. Visitors will experience science first-hand through interactive exhibits, models, mobile laboratories and practical workshops.

12 March 2020 - 31 January 2021
Museon Theg Hague
Netherlands
NL
National Geographic Planet or Plastic

Until spring 2021, National Geographic - Planet or Plastic is the theme of the National Geographic photo exhibition. It shows a collection of journalistic photographs about the production of plastic, via its use until the stage of litter. Artistic photographs will also be on display, drawing attention to the scale and sad effects of our use of plastic. The exhibition also shows photographs of scientific research of the plastic problem and the search for solutions to the pollution of the oceans.

25 May 2020 - 29 May 2020
Hiša eksperimentov (House of experiments)
Trubarjeva 39
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
SI

If you are producing and/or performing Science Shows (or you have such intents) attending the INSPIRE workshop is a must

9 November 2019 - 5 January 2020
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne

Make, investigate and celebrate Christmas at Life with all the family.

Included in your science centre ticket are festive-themed Science Theatre shows, making Christmas decorations, coding Christmas tree light patterns and investigating the properties of fake snow.

Visitors can even make their own ink to write a letter to Santa and be dazzled at Science busking Christmas demonstrations. (Some activities are for ages 7+ only).

The new Space Zone will show video messages, recorded by astronauts as they spent the holidays on the International Space Station!

17 October 2019 - 18 October 2019
Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art
Laudongasse 15-19
1080 Vienna
Austria
AT
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Improving our work with and for marginalised groups of adult migrants and refugees.

14 April 2019 - 3 November 2019
Weltkulturerbe Völkinger Hütte
Rathausstraße 75-79
66333 Völklingen , SL
Germany
Saarland DE
Mardi Noir | Unfallschutz 2019

Every two years, the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site’s UrbanArt Biennale® showcases the most recent developments and trends in international urban art. It is the largest urban art project in the world.

More than 400,000 people have visited the biennale since it was first held in 2011, and nearly 300 renowned urban artists, including Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Futura, have exhibited their work at Völklinger Hütte.

27 April 2019 - 19 May 2019
City of Science Catania
Italy
IT

The exhibition Let's give the numbers! - A 3D journey through Fingers, Dice and Data: a fascinating interactive exhibition to discover the world of mathematics and numbers through games and stories. Figures, data, averages, errors, surveys, risk assessments: today we are called to deal more and more with the numbers and even if we can delegate these concerns to others, learning to use and understand the numbers helps us to orient ourselves in the world and take conscious decisions.

25 May 2019 - 4 September 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
People playing agmes

Game On 2.0 explores the vibrant history, culture and future of gaming, entertainment and technology through more than 150 playable games.

Visitors can play a range of games from arcade classics to modern favourites, including fun party games, such as Rock Band 3.

The exhibition also explores the latest developments in gaming, including how virtual reality is creating ever-more immersive gaming experiences.

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News

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

BIOTOPIA - Naturkundemuseum Bayern, Deutsches Museum 16 September 2022
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The Munich Science Communication Lab is supported by two of our members, BIOTOPIA and Deutsches Museum.

Copernicus Science Centre 12 September 2022

This month we are pleased to hear from Joanna Kalinowska, Development Director at Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw. Let's find out what keeps Joanna inspired:

Experyment Science Centre 9 September 2022
Experyment Science Centre in Gdynia building

Experyment Science Centre in Gdynia, Poland, is planning to submit a proposal in ERASMUS+ SMALL-SCALE PARTNERSHIPS IN THE FIELD OF YOUTH and seeks 2 science centres/museums/institutions from EU member states interested in participating in a knowledge-sharing project. As the programme is designed to widen access to Erasmus+, we seek for small-scale actors, less experienced organizations and newcomers to the Erasmus+ Programme

Ecsite 9 September 2022

Ecsite member Heureka Science Centre's Wild Wild Wood exhibition has been awarded the internationally recognised Red Dot Design award in the "Brands & Communication Design 2022" series.

NEMO Science Museum 8 September 2022
New exhibition Building! in NEMO

Explore the house of today, take a look at the construction site and be surprised in the city of the future in the new family exhibition at NEMO. Discover more about innovative building, housing and living in Building!, from 9 July to 30 October 2022 in NEMO Science Museum.

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