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25 May 2019
Raumschiff - The Maker-Space for Astronomy
Am Wasser 4
8600 Duebendorf
Switzerland
CH
BastelMix from low- to high-tech professional development workshop

Computational creatures: BastelMix from low- to high-tech

Join us for a day long tinkering workshop with Ryan Jenkins of Wonderful Idea Co at Raumschiff - the Maker-Space (not only) for Astronomy in Zurich.

8 July 2019 - 10 July 2019
Wellcome Genome Campus CB10 1SA Hinxton
United Kingdom
GB
Course location photo

The Public Engagement Masterclass at the Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire, UK, is now in its fourth year and supports researchers from all disciplines who aspire to be research leaders in their fields and establish a reputation for quality, embedded public engagement in the context of their research portfolio.

The course will take place from 8 - 10 July 2019, and applications close on 16 April 2019.

6 April 2019 - 23 April 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB

Whether you prefer a Mars or a Milky Way, Life Science Centre is a feast for the whole Galaxy this Easter and children go free* until 6 May 2019!

Highlights of what is included with admission:

It wouldn’t be Easter without chocolate, so enjoy a scrumptious scientific chocolate demonstration that puts your senses to the test!

Join us for the Big Drop Challenge: you will have a few minutes and an array of materials to create a contraption that will be dropped from a great height. Will it float, spin, tumble or fly?

2 February 2019 - 6 April 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
A couple by Museum of the Moon

It has created a sensation across the world and now Museum of the Moon will shine in Life Science Centre in Newcastle from 2 February until 6 May 2019.

The seven-metre-wide spherical artwork, created by UK artist Luke Jerram, is suspended in the air and displays NASA imagery of the lunar surface. This allows visitors to explore the Moon’s surface in incredible detail – without ever stepping foot off the planet.

11 March 2019 - 17 March 2019
Academy of Sciences
Národní 1009/3
110 00 Prague
Czech Republic
CZ
Week of the Brain

Týden mozku (Week of the Brain) is a unique cycle of lectures on the newest discoveries and trends in brain research and neuroscience, which is a part of the Brain Awareness Week (BAW), the world's largest public awareness campaign on the success and benefits of brain research. The Week of the Brain in the Czech Republic was initiated and established by the Czech neuroscientist, Professor Josef Syka in 1998.

www.tydenmozku.cz

20 February 2019 - 19 May 2019
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci
Via San Vittore 21
20123 Milan
Italy
IT

On display for the first time in Italy the works of the Dutch
artist Theo Jansen, known for his kinetic sculptures called
Strandbeests. The international critic defines him as
"a modern Leonardo da Vinci".
These huge beach animals move with the force of the wind.
Thanks to primitive sensors they are able to evolve, with
one unique purpose: survival.

27 May 2019 - 31 May 2019
Hiša eksperimentov (House of experiments)
Trubarjeva 39
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
SI
Creating new ScShow

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

21 October 2018 - 1 September 2019
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
2517 HV The Hague
Netherlands
NL

Imagine setting off for a new planet – how fantastic would that be! Space Travel gives you the chance to train for the long years of space travel, be an astronaut on board your own spacecraft, and prepare the new planet for the arrival of future residents from Earth.

The exhibition takes you right inside the world of space travel and science. Raise your eyes to the stars and let your space odyssey begin!

1 December 2018 - 7 January 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB

Take a whirl on our outdoor ice rink*, investigate fake snow in the Experiment Zone** and explore the winter night sky in the planetarium!

Want a white Christmas? Hop aboard The Polar Express Journey to the North Pole on the 4D Motion Ride**.

Children can also be immersed in a festive storytelling or get stuck into making seasonal creations to take home, including LED decorations and winter lanterns (weekends only outside of the school holidays).

5 November 2018 - 11 November 2018
Prague and other cities Prague
Czech Republic
CZ

The Week of Science and Technology is the most extensive science festival in the Czech Republic. The 2018 Week of Science and Technology will run from 5-11 November 2018. 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.

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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.

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.

Science programs

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.

Science programs

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