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5 August 2011 - 26 August 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is hosting the “ Think Green” program to help in the environmental education of the children and youth.

9 July 2011 - 27 July 2011
Planetarium Science Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

the PSC Summer Program includes a unique workshop about the secrets of the legendary ancient Egyptians.In the first part, children learn the mummification process using a human model, know the chemical materials used during the process and make a canopy jars. In the second part, children will make a tomb model and discover the ancient Egyptian chemical elements as well as the different types of dyes.The target age is 6-11 years.

20 June 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Planetarium Science Center has been celebrating Eratosthenes Festivity every year since 2003 on 21 June, the day of the summer solstice. School students gather at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Plaza to measure the circumference of the earth. This is to honor the outstanding scientist and third director of the ancient Library of Alexandria, using the method that he had used 2000 years ago. 450 participants joined this enlightening experiment and benefited from the lectures given by eminent astrologers at the Bibliotheca Conference hall.

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.

4 November 2011 - 12 May 2012
Scitech
Sutherland Street
6004 West Perth
Australia
AU

Do you have what it takes to be a hero? How would you react in a high-pressure scenario with people’s lives at stake? ‘Rescue’ is a unique, hands-on exhibition that focuses on the science and technology of rescue scenarios and emergency services. ‘Rescue’ puts you in charge as you discover what it’s like to be involved in land, sea and air rescues. Take control of a full-size helicopter simulator to get a bird’s eye view of a rescue scene and use infrared cameras to look for heat signals.

15 May 2011 - 19 May 2011
CosmoCaixa Barcelona
C/ Isaac Newton, 26
08022 Barcelona
Spain
ES

15th International Course on Scientific Museography.

Thirty years have elapsed since ”la Caixa” Foundation’s Science Museum opened its doors in Barcelona. Following twenty-four years of activity and museological reflection, CosmoCaixa, as the museum is known today, came into being. Since then, it has received six million visitors as well as recognition from the European Museum Forum in the form of the European Museum of the Year Award 2006.

11 March 2016 - 31 August 2016
Granada
Avda de la Ciencia s/n
18006 Granada , GD
Spain
Granada ES

The exhibition “Imaging Education. 50 with Frato” is an invitation to think, to discuss ill thought practices, to imagine a change. At the same time it is an opportunity to show the intelligence and creativity of children and their ability to learn and build.

17 February 2011 - 30 August 2011
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
2517HV Den Haag
Netherlands
NL

Science affects our daily lives and shapes our perception of the world. The engine of change is the desire to question everything around us. What revolutionary discoveries have we made concerning ourselves, our health, our planet and our universe within the past one hundred years?

The exhibition consists of Science Lounge and four themes displayed as flagship stores: Life and Mind, Better Health, System Earth and Beyond the Visible.

Science Changing the World is produced as a joint effort by four leading science centres located throughout Europe.

12 November 2010 - 12 February 2011
Continium - Discovery Center Kerkrade
Museumplein 2
6461 MA Kerkrade
Netherlands
NL

How speedy are you? Come and discover it in the fastpaced exhibition SPEED: Science in Motion, on display until the 13th of February 2011 in Discovery Center Continium in Kerkrade (NL)! Discover why race cars are so fast, test if you are as fit as a racing driver and try to change a tyre as fast as a real pit crew. Race to the Continium and discover the science of SPEED!

SPEED: Science in Motion is designed by SCITECH, Australia.

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NorthernLight Design 26 October 2018

Chow Tai Fook is one of the largest jewelry shop chains in the world. With Loupe, the brand shows its commitment to art and design. Located right at the heart of Hong Kong, Loupe is a design incubation space set up to inspire creativity and provide a platform for local and international designers and artisans to engage with the general public. Loupe’s aim is to provide a creative environment dedicated to the art of jewelry-making and craftsmanship.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 19 October 2018

The guiding idea behind this project is to combine art and science and let them interact with each other. Through this integration of natural sciences and art, the thesis is to be taken up that natural science also has an aesthetic dimension and art also a cognitive dimension.
Hüttinger is giving young, up-and-coming artist Yanran the opportunity to exploit her artistic potential and realize her work with the support of German engineering.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 16 October 2018

On 20th November 2018, join us to face the "elephant in the room".

This year’s TEDx CERN event will explore the transformative scientific innovation that is impacting the world we live in and tackle the incertitude of humanity’s destiny as a species. Where are we going? Will we destroy ourselves? Will we create new selves?

More information here https://tedxcern.web.cern.ch/

Contact us if you're interested in hosting a webcast.

Science Museum Group 12 October 2018

One vacancy at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester (UK). Apply by 31 October.

European Space Agency - ESA 11 October 2018
European Space Talks logo

This November the Ecsite Space Group, together with the European Space Agency - ESA, invites you to host a European Space Talk and share with the world our passion for Space.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 10 October 2018
TEDxCERN

CERN will host its 5th edition of TEDxCERN on Tuesday 20 November 2018. Addressing the Elephant in the room. All Ecsite members are invited to host a live feed.

Science Museum Group 21 September 2018

Academy Programme Leader, Academy Programme Coordinator and Learning Producer. In London, UK. Apply by 10 October

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 17 September 2018

In November 2016 we were awarded the contract to design, develop and fabricate 78 interactive exhibits for multiple galleries at the Natural History Museum and the Science & Technology Museum of the newly build Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre (ASCCKW) in Kuwait City.
The development of Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre involved coordination between 96 contractors from 13 countries around the world and the centre‘s opening to the public took place in March 2018.

Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Ciência Viva Science Centre , Science Center Netzwerk, Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Haus Der Musik BetriebsgesmbH, Landesmuseum für Kärnten 13 September 2018
Gago Conference Logo

As part of Ecsite's advocacy efforts, the second edition of the Gago Conference will take place in Vienna (Austria) on 21 September 2018 on the theme of “Science, society and policy towards a Europe of knowledge: On the role of science engagement in Horizon Europe.”

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