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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Riddle's Court, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

£2–£4 / 0131 220 1232

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Outstanding exhibition of the best natural history photographs from all over the world, on loan from London's Natural History Museum.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Manic Monster Hunt

Get your hands on the world’s best video technology used in surveillance operations, control the equipment and hunt for monsters hiding around the building. Watch where you step though, you are being watched. All Ages

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Blood Bar

Prepare to be grossed out at the Blood Bar as you make your own scabs, mix up a gooey blood clot and even touch a real heart. Explore the science of blood and see how we can diagnose disease with some cutting edge technology. Take a closer look at the heart, lungs and oxygen in Don’t Hold Your Breath, and find out what…

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

A crime has been committed; can you help us solve it? Become a forensic scientist in our special Crime Scene Investigation workshop. Study the crime scene and decipher the clues left behind by finding fingerprints, identifying soil samples and investigating blood. Can you solve the mystery and help us catch the criminal?

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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World of Bubbles

Step into a wonderful world of bubble magic and prepare to be amazed… Discover the perfect bubble mixture and design your own bubble wands to create some unexpected and jaw-dropping shapes. Catch a beautiful smoke-filled bubble, stand inside a giant bubble and even turn a round bubble square. All Ages

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Rampaging Chariots Workshop

Race a powerful robot round a challenging obstacle course. Once you’ve seen what a robot is capable of, build your own in a special workshop where you will learn how to construct, design and build a Rampaging Chariot from scratch. Once driven, never forgotten! 8+

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Visual-Eyes

Explore your eyes – inside and out. Peek inside our giant eye to see how eyes really work. Dissect eyeballs and play with lenses to uncover the secrets of vision. Learn about all the different parts of your eye and what they do. 7+

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

City Art Centre Day Pass

During the Science Festival, we transform Edinburgh City Arts Centre into a science playground packed full of workshops, shows and interactive events. A Day Pass gets you into the City Arts Centre to explore as many events as you like. Pre booking your day pass is strongly advised to avoid queues and disappointment. All…

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free (£4.90) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

New Life on the Farm

Tour Gorgie City Farm and get up close and hands-on with our feathered and furry friends. Explore the importance of livestock for food production and experience some popular highlights including seeing a chick as it develops inside an egg and have your wellies nibbled by our piglets! Presented by Gorgie Farm. All Ages

Gorgie City Farm, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

£4 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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Power of Ten: Inventing Logarithms

Learn about the extraordinary work of John Napier, the 16th century Scottish landowner, astronomer, physicist and mathematician whose invention of logarithms made possible huge advances in physics and maths, as well as the scientific basis of modern music theory. Napier also devised an early calculator known as Napier's…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

The False Memory Archive

Working with leading scientists from the relatively new field of false memory research, Artist A R Hopwood’s work stimulates questions about how our minds construct the past. Drawing upon fascinating research demonstrating our susceptibility to false memories, this exhibition features contemporary artworks and a unique…

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Computer Science FX

Want to become a master at mindreading or thought control? Understand the science behind these apparent superpowers you learn key principles of computer science and computational thinking, and develop skills in suggestion, mathematics and memory! Presented by Flummix. 12+

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

£5 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Field of Light

See Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square differently thanks to Field of Light, an immersive experience by artist Bruce Munro. First seen at his home in Wiltshire in 2004, Munro reimagines his unique installation for every space it inhabits, using the medium of light to encourage visitors to explore pathways through the space in…

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Living Lights

Living Lights photographic exhibition reveals how emission of light by living organisms is used for a variety of reasons, including fireflies who use periodic flashing to attract mates; dinoflagellates that make the sea sparkle at night; anglerfish whose bioluminescent lures attract prey and squid that expel luminescent…

The Mound, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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Art on Show

Art-science collaborative ASCUS draws inspiration from our 2014 programming theme – Science at the Heart of Things - to create an interactive and engaging exhibition across the floors of the City Art Centre. All Ages

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Energise!

Energize is packed full of high energy, interactive activities to keep you fighting fit. Journey through a giant digestive system as we explain basic human biology and what impact the food you eat has on your body. Find out what you can do to stay healthy in this energising exploration of how the body works. Developed in…

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Ice, Ice Baby …

Bring your little ones for sensory science story sessions inspired by our Mammoths of the Ice Age exhibition. Ages 3 and under. Presented by the National Museum of Scotland. 3 and under

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Jungle Safari

Put on your safari gear and embark on an incredible and memorable journey through the deepest, darkest regions of the jungle. Our team will help you discover the fascinating world of animal communication and learn more about the amazing range of sounds the creatures of the jungle make. Please note: This workshop is closed…

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Marcus Chown's Top 10 Bonkers Things About The World

Popular science writer Marcus Chown was set a challenge: write about everything. So he did; in his book, What A Wonderful World. Everything from finance to thermodynamics, sex to special relativity, human origins to the human brain, plus all sorts of things in between. Did you know you are 1/3 mushroom? That you could fit…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

£8 (£4) / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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Nina and the Neurons

Inspired by experiments from the CBeebies show, Nina and the Neurons Earth Explorers. Prepare to have fun while you find out more about the science that is all around us. Please note: Nina will not be present at the workshops. 3(+Nina will not be present at the workshops.)

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Oasis Island

Come and explore Oasis Island, our special space for smaller scientists. Build your very own colour wheel or create a spinning picture toy, all on the deck of our science boat. 3+

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Photolab

Create and develop your own beautiful picture to take home by arranging unusual objects on a glass plate and exposing the pattern on to a piece of photographic paper in the dark room. Chemistry has never been so cool. 5+

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Pongy Potions

Prepare your nostrils for some of the stinkiest smells imaginable, and design your own sweetsmelling perfume (but please leave your natural stinks at home!). Test your senses in our blindfold taste challenge and uncover the secrets of the science of scent. Can you blend smells to create a nasal nirvana? 7+

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 18 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Storytime Tent

Snuggle into the Storytime Tent where our Storytelling Scientists are waiting to take you on adventures to amazing new worlds. Join in and discover where your imagination can take you! 3+

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

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