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February Half Term: Behind the Scenes

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Saturday 17 February 2018 – Friday 23 February (not Sunday)

10.30am – 3.30pm
£2.50 per child unless stated otherwise.
Suitable for age 3+, but all are welcome
Under 2s are free.

This February Half Term is the perfect opportunity to explore the science that is used “behind the scenes” of a museum. Join us in the Learning Centre to make spectroscopes, thermometers and bugs. 

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) will be joined by the arts throughout the half term holiday. Enjoy the mix of science and art and take all of your creations home!

Saturday 17 February 
Creepy Crawlies
Have a look at our museum bugs. Make your own museum bug catcher and take it around the museum. Can you find any?

Monday 19 February 
Spectacular Spectroscopes
Make your very own Spectroscope and be wowed by the discovery of a transportable rainbow!

Tuesday 20 February 
Wonderful Waters 
In this colourful and fun session you can experiment with different types of fluids, learn about the density of different materials while making beautiful pictures to take home.

Wednesday 21 February 
Thermometer Madness
Have a go at making a thermometer from everyday materials. The best thing is – it works and you can take it home with you.

Thursday 22 February 
Car Collage
Using different materials like leather, wood, rubber and metal make your very own car collage to take home.

Friday 23 February 
Wrapping It Up
Small boxes, big boxes. Square boxes, round boxes.  Make boxes with only one piece of paper. Learn some ingenious engineering and take it home to store your very own collection.

Drop in. No booking required. Learning Centre (first floor).

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