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23 September 2011 - 29 November 2011
Polo Museale - Science Museum - Camerino University
Piazza dei Costanti, 7
62032 Camerino
Italy
IT

The exhibition “The Black Dragon Song” (Singing Insects), produced by the National Museum of Natural Science in Taichung (Taiwan), will be on display from September 24th to November 30th, 2011 at the Science Museum, Crivelli Hall, Polo Museale of Camerino University. “The Black Dragon Song” uses recycled and recyclable materials and through multimedia such as animations and games, the exhibition will illustrate the ecological and cultural importance of all singing insects. The exhibition features hypertexts and multimedia files, which will explain how the insects’ sound production mechanisms

2 December 2011 - 3 December 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Planetarium Science Center (PSC) is organizing the second Women in Science Conference (WIS 2011) on 3 and 4 December 2011 at the BA Conference Center. This Conference is the first that the BA organizes after the 25th January Revolution to raise awareness regarding the importance of science and technology, and it shall also tackle the related issues of sustainable development and job creation. The Conference celebrates the centennial of Marie Curie’s Nobel Prize in 1911, setting Curie as a model for 21st century young researchers.

14 September 2011
Eureka! - The National Children's Museum
Discovery Road
HX1 2NE Halifax
United Kingdom
GB

The Chairman and Trustees of ASDC are delighted to invite you to ASDC’s first Annual Conference on Thursday, 15 September 2011, at Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax. The conference is supported by the Wellcome Trust, and runs alongside the British Science Festival – just ten minutes away by train in Bradford.

7 September 2011
Camerino University Science Museum
Piazza dei Costanti, 7
62032 Camerino
Italy
IT

Come to know our didactic laboratories scheduled for the next year! The Science Museum and the Botanical gardens “Carmela Cortini” of the University of Camerino, in collaboration with the Pinacoteca e Museo civici and Museo Arcidiocesano “G. Boccanera”, open their doors to school teachers to show their didactic activities, temporary exhibitions and events scheduled for 2011/2012. Enjoy yourself discovering our laboratories, expositions end events!

Camerino, Convento San Domenico, September 8 2011 – 9.00 a.m.

http://web.unicam.it/museodellescienze/

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.

14 June 2011
The Science Gallery Dublin
Ireland
IE

What questions are raised by the blurring boundary between body augmentation and enhancement? Will medical and technical practices which compensate for physical limitations soon bring abilities beyond that of the ‘natural’ human body? Are we already ‘augmented’ humans?

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National Museums of Scotland 14 November 2016

The suite of six new Science and Technology galleries explore the history of innovation in Scotland and across the world through interactive games and thought-provoking displays at the National Museum of Scotland.

Naturalis Biodiversity Center 14 November 2016

In the exhibition T. Rex in Town, visitors are literally stepping back in time. 

Parque de las Ciencias 10 November 2016

Taking the visitor on a journey through the wilderness.

Tekniska museet 10 November 2016

Stories of refugees and how smartphones and the Internet helped them during their dangerous, long journeys towards safety.

Copernicus Science Centre 10 November 2016

We are celebrating the first International Science Centre and Science Museum Day! On this occasion the Copernicus Science Centre and 34 other science institutions all over Poland have prepared additional attractions, shows, exhibitions, workshops and a lot of experiments for all visitors.

Copernicus Science Centre 10 November 2016

We are celebrating the first International Science Center and Science Museum Day! On this occasion the Copernicus Science Centre and 34 other science institutions all over Poland have prepared additional attractions, shows, exhibitions, workshops and a lot of experiments for all visitors.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 10 November 2016

In October 2008, we were awarded the contract to conceptualize, design and manufacture some twenty portable, interactive exhibits comprising graphics panels and cases – so-called Science Kits – on the topic of Life and Health in all its aspects for Glasgow Science Centre's BodyWorks on Tour programme. These Science Kits are in use since April 2009.

NorthernLight Design 7 November 2016

One Planet, world’s first exhibition about the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations opened at the Museon. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations wrote a special video message for the opening of the exhibition, which was developed and designed by NorthernLight.

NorthernLight Design 4 November 2016
Malta's first science centre

Esplora, Malta’s first interactive Science Centre officially opened on the 28th of October. NorthernLight and Bruns have been responsible for designing and building the Universe exhibition and the ground floor of the Main Exhibition Building, featuring over 100 interactive exhibits.The science centre is located in the former naval hospital site; an impressive building at a beautiful location, overlooking the historic capital city of Valletta.

European Space Agency - ESA 3 November 2016

The next Ecsite Space Group Annual Meeting will be held at the ESA/European Astronaut Centre (EAC), in Cologne, Germany, on 8–­­9 December.

One of the goals of the space group is to exchange ideas and design collaborative projects among its more than 100 members, to better share European space activities with the general public.

The Space group is led by Marc Moutin, Director of Exhibitions at Cité de l’Espace, Toulouse, France; Ana Noronha, Executive Director of Ciência Viva, Lisbon, Portugal; and Maria Menendez, Head of ESA Corporate Exhibitions and Events.

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