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14 March 2013 - 17 March 2013
Pier 15 94111 San Francisco
United States

Read more about the activities planned for our Grand Opening on April 17, 2013.


6 March 2013
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

International Masterclasses are organized by IPPOG, the International Particle Physics Outreach Group and the Planetarium Science Center, at the third and forth floating rooms in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conferences Center. Each Masterclass is a one-day-activity taking place at a university or research institute. Researchers invite High school students, aged 16 – 19 and let them be scientists for one day. The core activity is a measurement with real data from CERN, provided by the experiments ATLAS, CMS, and ALICE, see: http://physicsmasterclasses.org/neu/index.php?cat=physics.

8 March 2013 - 10 March 2013
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

Organized by the Planetarium Science Center, Intel-BASEF is a competition designed to increase the school students’ (age 14–18 years ) awareness of the importance of scientific research and to discover the youth innovative and research capacities. Intel-BASEF participants are requested to research a certain topic, from among 17 scientific themes.

6 March 2013 - 26 April 2013
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

Astronomy is one of the few sciences where amateurs can conduct an active role, particularly in discovering and monitoring transient phenomena, such as comets, novae and supernovae. The Planetarium Science Center (PSC) will initiate the Amateur Astronomy Club (AAC), where the amateur astronomers can practice astronomy for interest and enjoyment, under the supervision of the PSC. The Program comprises 9 days within the period March 7th to April 27th, presented to youths of ages 10 – 16 years.

21 April 2013 - 25 April 2013
CosmoCaixa Barcelona
C/ Isaac Newton, 26
08022 Barcelona

Thirty-three 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.

26 May 2013 - 30 May 2013
Hisa Experimentov (The House of Experiments)
Trubarjeva 39
1000 Ljubljana

INSPIRE (INternational “Science Performance Is Ready” Event)

During the five day workshop, participants will very actively learn how to: choose a topic for the science show, start planning a science show, add humour without being silly, avoid mistakes and traps, engage audience in active participation, develop acting skills needed for successful performance, communicate Science.

This year Ljubljana Science Festival – Sciencetival will partly overlap with the INSPIRE workshop providing a perfect environment for the participants to test their learned skills in front of public.

26 December 2012
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria

Bringing science to Life! – the Super Science Show(SSS) is fun, fast-paced and most importantly, educational! The Super Science Show is a theatrical show where science is animated in a fun and exciting manner. Life on the stage, the viewers will discover the marvels of science through magical demonstrations. Demonstrations are based on the scientific integration of the different fields of science like chemistry, physics and biology to excite school students and stimulate their curiosity to learn.

20 May 2013 - 23 May 2013
Centre des congrès Le Majestic
241 Allée du Majestic
74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

The 32nd Edition of the Science & Technology Education and Communication meeting (JIES) will be held in Chamonix, France, from the 21st to the 24th of May 2013. This year's presentations will focus on Games and gaming in science education and communication. Organising association Traces has collected French-language papers and workshop proposals from researchers, teachers, educators, mediators, trainers, game creators and players...

30 November 2012 - 4 May 2013
Museon 2517HV The Hague

This world-renowned yearly exhibition at Museon provides a spotlight on the rarely seen wonders of the natural world. The exhibition is opened from 1 december 2012 until 5 may 2013.

Photo: ‘Relaxation’ (© Jasper Doest)

5 October 2012 - 31 August 2013
2800 Mechelen

This themed exhibition provides answers to questions we all ask ourselves about the things we eat. How much sugar, fat or salt does our food contain? How is the food digested? Should I be exercising more when I eat fatty food? What are the eating habits of other cultures and what flavours do they use?

Take a seat and discover flavours and aromas during a romantic dinner or experience the fun of having dinner while playing a round of table football.



Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 2 December 2019

The European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity is looking for a Senior Officer on Ecosystem Assessments for its office at The French Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN) in Paris. Apply by 31 January 2020.

NorthernLight Design 14 November 2019
Moving to Mars exhibition - visitor experience by NorthernLight and Fabrique

Immersive experience

BIOTOPIA - Naturkundemuseum Bayern 30 October 2019

BIOTOPIA – a new type of museum for the life sciences currently under planning in Munich, Germany – will explore sensory perception from the intersectional and interspecies perspective of biology, neurosciences, arts, design, and culture at the SENSE Festival, taking place at the stunning surroundings of Nymphenburg Castle in Munich on June 21, 2020.

Through an OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPATION, we are seeking innovative, inspiring and audience-engaging works of all genres and approaches to be included in the festival.

International Centre for Life 21 October 2019

The 'Chair’s Award for Outstanding Achievement’ was presented to Linda Conlon in Toronto, Canada, at the annual conference for the Association of Science and Technology Centres (ASTC)

FRida & freD - The Graz Children's Museum, Universalmuseum Joanneum GmbH 15 October 2019

The Centre will open its doors on 19 October 2019 and it will be a key fixture regarding technology and engagement in the province of Styria.

Copernicus Science Centre 14 October 2019

Registrations are now open for the 3rd International Conference on Learning in STEM. This edition will take place at the Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw, Poland. It will be held on 21 -22 November and the central theme will be Power(lessness) of Objects in STEM Discovery. The deadline for registration is 31 October 2019.

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences 11 October 2019

Job vacancy at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences !

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences is hiring a Programming and Museography Manager (MUSEX) (m/f/x)

Deadline for applications is October 20 2019.

AHHAA Science Centre Foundation 9 October 2019

Science Centre AHHAA took part of an Erasmus+ KA2 strategic partnership project named Boosting Science Education at School. The partnership taught each other and learned how to spice up regular STEM school classes with engaging hands-on experiments. During 2 years, between October 2017 and October 2019, there were 4 trainings, one in each partnering country - Romania, Italy, Greece and Estonia.

NorthernLight Design 3 October 2019
Exhibition Girl Power designed by NorthernLight for Museum Rotterdam

Spurring Rotterdam youth into action

NorthernLight Design 3 October 2019
Exhibition 'Music: hear – make – feel' by NorthernLight

State-of-the-art interactivity