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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.

19 November 2010 - 5 March 2011
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
NL-2517 HV The Hague
Netherlands
NL

This year’s winning and commended images are on show at Museon. More than 100 prize-winning photographs from 18 competition categories are displayed in large format.

6 December 2010 - 8 December 2010
Biliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

More than 120 participants from 10 Arab countries are scheduled to participate in Intel Science Competition Arab World (ISC-AW), which is the Arabic version of Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held in the United States every year (Intel ISEF). Contestants from Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia und the United Arab Emirates will showcase their distinguished science projects in various scientific and social specializations to compete for financial awards totaling $20,000 and scholarships from top Arab universities.

23 April 2010 - 24 April 2010
Archeoclub Camerino
Italy
IT

“Courtyards in bloom” has been organized by Archeoclub – Camerino section, in collaboration with the University Natural Science Museum, the Civic Museum, The University Botanical Garden, the Municipality and the Local Trade Association.

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News

Experimentarium 10 September 2018

TIME Magazine just published a list of the ’World’s Greatest Places’ for the very first time.

The list names the 100 best and most innovative destinations from around the world – spanning 48 countries and six continents.

Three of the world’s greatest places can be found in Copenhagen: Experimentarium, Tivoli and Noma.

Here is what TIME Magazine wrote:

Universcience 7 August 2018

The University of Cyprus responded to a call for proposals for Horizon 2020, the European Union’s newest research and innovation framework program. The objective of Horizon is to establish a center for research and scientific education in Nicosia. The center will facilitate interdisciplinary scientific research, education, responsible citizenship, and innovation, creating a teaching and learning environment for science and STEAM technology (Science – Technology- Engineering- Arts- Mathematics).

International Centre for Life 5 July 2018
Summer holidays at Life Science Centre

Families are invited to explore an activity trail through Life Science Centre’s blockbuster exhibition Robots – then and now this summer holidays as part of an action-packed day at the visitor attraction.

Filled with quizzes, games and activities, the Robots Activity Trail helps younger visitors to get as much out of Life’s new exhibition as their parents, as they explore 500 years of robotic discovery.

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave 8 June 2018

At Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, Leiden, Netherlands. A new treasure chamber of science and medicine.

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, the Netherlands’ treasure chamber of science and medicine, has just reopened with a series of brand new permanent galleries and theatrical experiences showcasing a collection spanning five centuries of medical research and innovation. The museum has been named after Herman Boerhaave (1668-1738), one of the leading scientists in Europe in his day. He was an all-rounder: a skilled physician, anatomist, botanist, chemist, humanist and researcher.

Tekniska museet 8 June 2018

At Tekniska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden. Enter the world of computer games.

Play Beyond Play is a complete experience featuring game stations, imaginative game environments and workshops.

Nostalgia, amusement and advanced digital technology are brought together as we tell the story of Sweden’s computer game industry – one of the most globally widespread cultural forms. It is also an industry that is driving the development of digital technology at a rapid pace.

Universcience 8 June 2018

At Universcience, Paris, France. An exhibition that masters the power of fire. 

The exhibition Feu explores how humans have tried to control fire through time. This theme was chosen following a fire that took place in 2015 at the Cite des sciences et de l’Industrie. It was developed in partnership with Paris fire brigade.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 7 June 2018

What looks like an oversized walnut and has the same consistency as tofu? Surprisingly, it is the human brain. Despite its unusual appearance, we certainly should not underestimate this highly complex command centre in our head. It can perform incredible things – and even runs at full speed when we are sound asleep. Take a closer look at the fascinating world of the human brain! Hüttinger designed, developed and built Super Brain.

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Exploratório - Centro Ciência Viva de Coimbra 7 June 2018
Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards winning project, 2018: Made in Space exhibition at the Tycho Brahe Planetarium, Copenhagen, Denmark © Tycho Brahe Planetarium, pic. by Lars E Andreasen

The winners of the 2018 Mariano Gago Ecsite Awards have just been announced at the Opening Ceremony of the Ecsite Annual Conference. The Tycho Brahe Planetarium (Copenhagen, Denmark) won in the ‘Sustainable Success’ category and Exploratório – Ciência Viva Science Centre of Coimbra (Portugal) won in the ‘Smart and Simple’ category. 

Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Barcelona Ciència i Universitats. Ajuntament de Barcelona 4 June 2018

Hosted on 14-16 November by the Natural Sciences Museum of Barcelona and Barcelona Ciència in Barcelona, Spain. Senior Managers of Ecsite Full member organisations will be coming together for 2.5 days of networking, high-profile talks and workshops and peer learning.

Jaermuseet, Norwegian Petroleum Museum 3 June 2018
A view of Ljubljana and its castle - picture Primož Hieng / Ljubljana Tourism

The 2020 Ecsite Conference will be taking place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 11-13 June 2020. It will be hosted by the Kersnikova Institute.

The 2021 Ecsite Conference will be taking place in Stavanger, Norway, on 10-12 June 2021. It will be co-hosted by Jærmuseet and the Norwegian Petroleum Museum.

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