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Caithness International Science Festival: Family Science Fun Day

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An action-packed afternoon of science shows and hands-on science activities

Date and Time

22 March 2014 - 11:00-16:30


Caithness, United Kingdom - icon_popup  (See map)


Organised by the Scotland North local network.

About this event

An action-packed afternoon of science shows and hands-on science activities. For all ages. Including: James Soper's Circus Science; Dynamic Earth's history of our planet, the Bloodhound Supersonic Car project, KP (Kelvin Probe) Technology, "Magnets, Motors .. and Grannie's Doorbell" by the IET, Caithness Weather's science, observing with Caithness Astronomy Group's solar telescope, LEGO Mindstorms, Sphere Science, Kongsberg Marine, Countryside Rangers, Wick Camera Club, Wick Youth Club, Caithness Countryside Rangers; the Bumblebee Conservation Trust; Wick High School's electric car, the Whale and Dolphin Trust and much more. Local school and youth group teams will be competing in the Science Olympics.

IET contributions will be to run the table top activity and IET involvement as a Bloodhound Ambassador in the Bloodhound SSC balloon challenge.


11:00 "Beewalks: Walking Transects to monitor Bumblebees" - a presentation by The Bumblebee Conservation Trust

12:00 Family Fun Day Activities Start

16:30 Ends



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