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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.

18 February 2011
Continium – Discovery Center Kerkrade
Museumplein 2
6461 MA Kerkrade
Netherlands
NL

On Saturday, the 19th of February 2011, the Benelux Finale of the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) will take place in Discovery Center Continium in Kerkrade (NL). Over 300 teams of children between 8 and 15 participated in the various regional finales of the FLL in the Netherlands and Belgium. Of these 300 eams eventually 40 teams managed to place themselves for the grand Benelux Finale. They will prepare their selfbuild robots for the challenge of making it to the Europena Finale.

5 November 2010 - 8 May 2011
Scitech
Sutherland Street
Perth
Australia
AU

Picture 20,000 individual LED lights illuminating a tunnel that you can walk through. Now imagine being able to manipulate those lights to follow your every movement.

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News

EPCC de diffusion de la CSTI Grenoble Alpes (La Casemate) 14 December 2017
La Casemate, Grenoble, France.

The Grenoble-based science centre was partly destroyed by a criminal fire on 21 November. Participate in the crowdfunding campaign by 15 December.

Innovatum Science Center 13 December 2017
NANO2ALL multi-stakeholder dialogue participants at INNOVATUM Science Center, Sweden

A full-day multi-stakeholder event at INNOVATUM Science Center, Sweden – Have a look at the recommendations that emerged from an engaging exploration of nanomedicine

MUSE - Museo delle Scienze 13 December 2017
NANO2ALL multi-stakeholder dialogue participants at MUSE Science Museum, Trento, Italy

A full-day multi-stakeholder event at MUSE Science Museum, Italy – Have a look at the recommendations that emerged from an engaging exploration of nanotextiles.

EPCC de diffusion de la CSTI Grenoble Alpes (La Casemate) 21 November 2017
La Casemate, Grenoble, France.

Last night a fire broke out at La Casemate in Grenoble, France. It is believed to be a criminal act. Ecsite and its Board members expressed their solidarity and support to La Casemate's team in this difficult time.

The Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem 9 November 2017
NANO2ALL multi-stakeholder dialogue participants at Bloomfield Science Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

A busy season of national multi-stakeholder dialogues kicked off on October 19th with a full-day event at Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem, Israel. Have a look at the recommendations that emerged from an engaging exploration of nanomedicine.

FRida & freD - The Graz Children's Museum, Universalmuseum Joanneum GmbH 23 October 2017

In Graz, Austria. Apply by 6 November.

International Centre for Life 20 October 2017

At International Centre for Life, Newcastle, UK.

International Centre for Life 16 October 2017
International Centre for life newcastle

At The International Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne (UK). Apply by 5 November.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 13 October 2017

OliOli is the brainchild of parents who are passionate about positive play and the power of imagination. OliOli is the Hawaiian word for joy. Focused on hands-on activities that nurture curiosity, imagination and exploration, OliOli is an experiential play museum; with eight separate galleries spread over two floors. Each space has been lovingly and thoughtfully designed with fascinating art and innovative equipment, all inspired by ideas from leading global educators, development psychologists and artists.

National Museums and Galleries of Wales 12 October 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a resourceful, highly organised individual with excellent communication and project management skills to develop and manage Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales touring exhibitions and partnerships programme.

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